What is Prince George’s full name and title, where did George Alexander Louis come from and how old is he?

PRINCE George is the first-born child of Kate Middleton and Prince William.

The third-in-line to the throne is now five, born on July 22 2013. Here’s everything you need to know about the young prince…

Prince George uses the surname Cambridge at school
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What is Prince George’s full name?

The five-year-old’s full name is George Alexander Louis.

It took his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, two days to announce his name.

His name was announced in a statement by Kensington Palace, who said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis.

“The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.”

His full name is George Alexander Louis
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What’s his full title?

His full title is His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.

But he is also referred to a Prince George of Cambridge.

For schooling purposes, as the royal family doesn’t have a traditional last name, he uses George Cambridge.

Where does George Alexander Louis come from?

It is likely the name George was given as homage to Prince William’s great-grandfather King George VI.

The Queen’s father, born Albert Frederick Arthur George, was known as Albert publicly and Bertie among friends.

He selected the name George as his regnal name, in part to emphasise continuity with his father, King George V.

The name Alexander is thought to pay tribute to the Queen, whose middle name is Alexandra.

The new-born is called Louis Arthur Charles
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Louis is one of his father’s, Prince William’s, middle name, with his full name being William Arthur Philip Louis.

It is also thought to be a nod to Louis Mountbatten, the Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle.

Also a second cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth II, he is said to have been close to his nephew, Prince Phillip.

His full title was Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

The passing of the Act five years ago means that Prince George would have been next in line to the throne - after his grandfather Prince Charles and dad Prince William - even if he'd been a girl
The Cambridge’s are now a family of five

How much older is he than his little brother?

Prince George was born on July 22 2013 and Prince Louis was born on April 27 2018.

That means there is 1,741 days between the brothers, if you count the day the new prince was born.

That translates into four years, nine months and six days.

And he is 650 days older than his little sister, who was born on May 2 2015.

Counting the day she was born, it means Prince George is one year, nine months and 11 days older than her.

And Princess Charlotte herself is 730 days older than her little brother, including the day he was born.

There is one year, 11 months and 30 days between the two youngest children.

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