You might be saying Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter's name all wrong 1 day ago

You might be saying Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter's name all wrong

The name was inspired by the Queen's own nickname

It turns out fans of the royals may have been pronouncing the name of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter wrong this whole time.


Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on June 4 and is the couple's second child, after 3-year-old Archie.

While the name looks to be fairly simple, especially by royal standards, some people just can't get the pronunciation correct.

According to Women's Health, you pronounce the name as "Lily-bet."


Their daughter's name draws inspiration from Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana, and The Queen whose family nickname is Lilibet. According to Very Well Family, the name stemmed from Elizabeth's own mispronunciation of her name in her youth.

The site also states that Lilibet is derived from the Hebrew name Elisheba, which means "God is my oath."

The Queen met her great-granddaughter for the first time during her Platinum Jubilee, though only for a short moment.


"She was working very hard to maintain her strength," royal expert Jonathan Sacerdoti told US Weekly. "I think it's totally understandable that she was saving her energy as best she could for all the events that she wanted to be at if she possibly could."

He continued: "We're talking about someone in their nineties and a baby. We saw that she did manage to appear several times in public, and that's great."


The other royal kids met their relative at her birthday party, which Harry and Meghan threw at their former home, Frogmore Cottage.

"It was a lovely do and had everything you'd expect from a child's birthday party," a source close to the Sussex family told The Sun. "But there was no formal entertainment. The idea was for it to be very relaxed and casual, with people free to pop in and out as they wished."

"It was a nice opportunity for the other royal children to meet Lilibet for the first time," the royal insider added.

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