Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first baby early next year.
The royal couple announced the news on Friday and revealed they’re “so excited” to become parents.
Now, bookies have began predicting the potential names Eugenie and Jack could pick for their first child.
Bookies’ top choices for Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank baby name
Paddy Power have priced up what Eugenie and Jack may name their baby.
According to the bookmakers, it’s Alice for a girl or Arthur for a boy which top the list at 8/1.
These names have several historical royal links.
Meanwhile, next in the running are Henry, Godfrey and Celia at 10/1.
Thomas and Augusta, a previous name of a British princess, at 14/1.
However, odds on Victoria or Victor are placed at 18/1.
Alice and Arthur currently lead the market.
In addition, Albert, Diana and Edith placed at 20/1.
Paddy Power said it’s less likely their baby will be named after Eugenie herself with odds at 100/1.
The couple may choose a name to pay tribute to the chaos of 2020 by naming their baby Boris, with odds priced at 200/1.
What did the bookies say about the royal baby?
A spokesman for Paddy Power said: “There’s Royal baby news, folks! No, not Harry and Meghan, but Princess Eugenie and Jack Brookbanks are set to have a child in early 2021.
“Alice and Arthur currently lead the market, though perhaps if they really wanted to cap off the madness of this year, they’d opt for the name ‘Boris’ or even ‘Brexit.'”
Meanwhile, on Friday, the Palace released a statement to announce the baby news.
The statement read: “Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021.
“The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news.”
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