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Princess Beatrice of York and husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi became parents for the first time this past weekend, welcoming a baby girl.
The spouses, who wed back in July 2020, announced their pregnancy in May this year but didn't reveal any details about the birth or their baby's gender.
On Saturday, September 18, 2021, it was announced via Buckingham Palace's social media that they had given birth to a baby girl, and royals fans across the world are eager to know what the pair have chosen to name her.
Born at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, the Palace statement revealed all of the details, apart from the daughter's name.
It read: "Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their daughter on Saturday 18th September 2021, at 23.42, at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
"The baby weighs six pounds and two ounces."
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It continued: "The new baby's grandparents and great-grandparents have all been informed and are delighted with the news. The family would like to thank all the staff at the hospital for their wonderful care.
"Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well, and the couple are looking forward to introducing their daughter to her big brother Christopher Woolf."
Edoardo – also known as Edo – and Beatrice's little girl is the first child they share together, though Edo already has a son from a previous relationship called Christopher.
Christopher goes by a nickname, Wolfie, which derived from his middle name Woolf, and lives with his Italian father and step-mum Beatrice here in the UK.
Since Wolfie has such as eccentric name, and due to Beatrice's mum, Sarah Ferguson, naming her and sister Eugenie with names which were quite unique in comparison to your average royal moniker, many royal experts have predicted that Beatrice and Edo's daughter will also have a stand-out name.
Here's all we know about Beatrice and Edo's royal baby name predictions…
What is Edoardo and Beatrice's baby daughter called?
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo have a myriad of names to choose from, ranging from the traditional such as Elizabeth to the more unique, such as her sister Eugenie's choice to name her first child Autumn.
No official name has been announced, but it's likely to be announced in the coming days.
Until then, the latest odds have a good indication of what type of name the couple will go for.
Jessica O'Reilly of Ladbrokes said: "Given Beatrice and her sister's names are a little different than the norm for the royals, it wouldn't be a huge surprise to see a new moniker introduced for their daughter, and also with an Italian twist.
"Matilda and Florence are the early picks with punters, but we can't rule out a nod to Her Majesty or Grandma Fergie."
Ladbrokes have Matilda at 4/1, followed by Florence at 9/2 and Arabella at 5/1.
Cecilia also comes in at 5/1 while Elizabeth – in tribute to her grandmother – is priced at 7/1.
Sarah is a joint 8/1 favourite with bookies Betfair, as they predict a tribute to Beatrice's mum could be the chosen moniker.
Edoardo is a proud Italian, and this is likely to influence the naming choices.
Plenty of the bookies' predictions include Italian names, with Anna second favourite at 10/1, Maria at 12/1 and Rosa at 14/1.
Spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said: "Royal Family fans will be delighted to hear the news that not long after sister Eugenie gave birth, Beatrice has welcomed her first child to the world, a bouncing baby girl – and Sarah is the early 8/1 favourite, a nod to her mother Sarah the Duchess of York.
"We are tipping the happy couple to have an Italian flavour with their choice of name, with Edoardo's father hailing from Bergamo.
"The likes of Anna at 10/1 second favourite, Maria at 12/1 and Rosa at 14/1 suggest they could break from traditional British names usually favoured by the Royal Family."
What are the latest odds and predictions for Eugenie and Edoardo's baby name?
Matilda – 4/1
Florence – 9/2
Arabella – 5/1
Cecilia – 5/1
Francesca – 6/1
Elizabeth – 7/1
Emmeline – 13/2
Madeleine – 13/2
Clementine – 8/1
Grace – 9/1
Sarah – 9/1
Allegra – 10/1
Ottilie – 10/1
Giovanna – 12/1
Delilah – 12/1
Marina – 12/1
Rose – 12/1
Gabriella – 12/1
Nicola – 12/1
Sarah – 12/1
Isabella – 14/1
Phoebe – 16/1
Ophelia – 20/1
Philippa – 20/1
Summer – 20/1
Autumn – 25/1
Winter – 33/1
What are the meanings of the royal baby name predictions?
The name Matilda is a girl's name of German origin meaning "battle-mighty".
Princess Beatrice has German heritage which could also be a factor for this name topping the list.
The comeback of this sweet vintage name has been prompted by a boomlet of celebrity baby Matildas, such as Gordon Ramsay's Strictly contestant daughter who was born in 2002.
The name Florence is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "flourishing, prosperous".
The name has a lot going for it, both for its floral feel and as a place name connection to the lovely Italian city, which could be a nod to Edoardo's heritage.
The name Arabella is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "yielding to prayer", but its meaning may also be interpreted as "beautiful," due to the Italian word 'bella'.
Arabella was used as a given name beginning in the 12th century with the birth of Arabella de Leuchars, granddaughter of William the Lion, King of Scotland.
The name Cecilia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "blind", which doesn't exactly sound like deepest of meanings, but it's growing hugely in popularity at the moment and its history related to Saint Cecilia, who was a bit of a rebel according to folklore.
She was designated the patron of musicians, either because she supposedly sang directly to God while the musicians played at her wedding, or because she sang to God as she was dying.
The name Francesca is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "from France" or "free man".
Francesca is a lighter and much more feminine version of the name Frances, and its choice as a baby name is currently having a big renaissance in Italy, its country of origin.
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