Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their much-anticipated baby girl to the world on June 4, and 2-year-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor became a big brother. The California couple officially announced her arrival with a statement on June 6 that included all the royal baby details. As expected, the Duke and Duchess’ daughter’s full name honors both Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana!
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world,” the official statement said. “Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.” the statement continued.
“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet.” the statement continued. “Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”