The second royal baby is due any time now, and while the nation is waiting to hear the good news and to find out whether the baby is a boy or a girl, I have gathered together a collection of royal baby names for girls in case you are looking for some royal baby naming inspiration for your own little princess – or incase you want to make a last minute guess on the name of the royal baby!

26 royal baby names for girls, with variations and nick name ideas. Based on princess names used in the British royal family

Take a look down the list. Did you know that all of these names have a royal history? Which ones are your favourites – let me know in the comments.

Royal Baby Names for Girls

Adelaide – A middle name of Queen Victoria’s oldest daughter

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Addie, Adeline, Adalyn, Ada, Adelaida

Alexandra – A princess

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Alexa, Alexia, Alexis, Alexandria, Alex, Lexie

Alexandrina – Queen Victoria was Christened as this

Other variations, nick names and similar names : See Alexandra

Alice – Alice was a daughter of Queen Victoria and has high odds as a girl’s name choice for the new royal baby

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Alyssa, Alison, Allie, Alicia

Amelia – Princess of Hanover

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Amelie, Amalia, Melia

Anne – Princess of Edinburgh, known as “The Princess Royal”

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Ann, Anna, Annie, Anneliese

Beatrice – Princess of York

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Bea, Beatrix

Catherine – The full name of Princess Kate, Duchess of Cambridge

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Katherine, Katharine, Kate, Katie, Cate, Kathleen, Caitlin

Charlotte – Princess Charlotte was daughter of George III and it is also the female form of Charles.

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Charlie, Caroline, Charlotta, Carlotta

Diana – Princess Diana of Wales

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Diane, Di, Deanna

Elizabeth – The full name of the Queen, and a name used lots throughout the history of the royal family

Other variations, nick names and similar names : Elisabeth, Eliza, Elissa, Elspeth, Lilibet, Liz, Lizzie, Beth, Lily-Beth

royal baby names for girls

Eugenie – Princess of York

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Eugenia

Helena – A daughter of Queen Victoria

Other variations, nick names and similar names : Helen, Helene, Lena

Jane – A wife of King Henry VIII

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Joan, Janie

Lily – A modern and shortened form of Elizabeth, name of the current Queen

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Lilly, Lillie

Louise – One of Queen Victoria’s middle names

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Lulu, Luisa

Louisa – Louisa was a Princess of Wales

Other variations, nick names and similar names: See Louise

Margaret – Princess of York

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Maggie, Margarita, Madge, Daisy (was originally a nick name of Margaret), Pearl (Margaret means Pearl), Peggy (was originally a nickname of Margaret)

Mary – A Queen’s name

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Marie, Maria, Mariah, Marianne, Marianna

Matilda – A Queen of England, the first female ruler of the UK

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Tilda, Tilly

Maud – This was a middle name of Queen Victoria’s daughter Alice, and the name of a princess of Wales

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Maude

Sarah – Duchess of York

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Sara, Sally (was originally a nick name of Sarah), Sarai

Sophia – Princess of Gloucester (It’s also a Disney princess 😉 )

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Sofia, Sapphire, Safiyya

Sophie – Countess of Wessex

Other variations, nick names and similar names : See Sophie

Victoria – Queen Victoria

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Victory, Vicky, Victoire, Tori, Toria

Zara – An Olympic winning royal princess

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Zahra, Zarah

Look out for the boys list which will be coming up soon!

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