Meghan said that she and Harry were torn between two contenders for their firstborn son, whom they welcomed in 2019, while speaking with Sherry McBain, a Team UK competitor at the 2022 Invictus Games.
McBain told the Press Association that the topic came up when Meghan was speaking to McBain’s wife, and discovered that the couple’s child was named Harrison.
“She was like ‘Harrison, that’s Archie’s middle name,’” McBain said, recounting her wife’s conversation with the royal over the weekend. “And Mandy was like ‘Yeah, I know.’”
“They were just having a chat because Harry and Meghan couldn’t decide between Archie and Harrison for the first name,” she added.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their baby son Archie meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu during their royal tour of South Africa on Sep. 25, 2019, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo: Pool/Samir Hussein via Getty Images)
The couple ultimately found a compromise for both names, choosing Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor for their son.
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