Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reveal Royal Baby's Adorable Name

May 8, 2019

Slowly but surely, details are trickling out about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new baby. Two days after the birth of Baby Sussex, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have taken to Instagram to reveal their newborn son's name - Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal

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The photo depicts the moment Queen Elizabeth first met her great-grandson. Along with the post, the Sussexes have posed for their first photos as a family, showing off their adorable baby boy. 

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are all smiles as they hold their son in St. George's Hall at Windsor Castle. 

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Baby Sussex
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Markle, with her new motherly glow, opened up about her feelings after bringing her baby boy into the world. "It's magic, it’s pretty amazing. I mean I have the two best guys in the world. So I’m really happy," she says, "He's just been the dream so it’s been a special couple of days." 

While it's only been a couple of days since Baby Sussex first laid eyes on the world, the Duchess reveals that they can already see his little personality shining through. "He has the sweetest temperament, he's really calm," she says. 

Prince Harry is over the moon about being a new father, and as he cradled the little guy in his arms, he gushes, "We're just so thrilled to have our bundle of joy. We’re looking forward to spending some precious time with him as he slowly starts to grow up." 

Baby Sussex was born at 5 in the morning on Monday at 7 pounds, 3 ounces. He is seventh in line to the throne. For the latest royal news, download the podcast, "Royally Us."