Thursday, February 23, 2012

The name will be announced on Friday at 11 a.m.

photo released by the Palace
In Stockholm.

Friday February 24, 2012, a cabinet briefing and Te Deum will be held at the Royal Palace, with regards to the occasion of the royal birth. The following media sessions will be held.

The new parents and their newborn left the Karolinska Hospital earlier today. 

Many people think that the baby's name will be Christina as it is the name of a Swedish queen, but I think the new parents will choose something else.  My choice: Astrid Silvia Ewa Lillian.  One of the infant's contemporaries will be Crown Prince Christian of Denmark. 

At the Cabinet briefing tomorrow, the King will announce the baby's name and title. HRH Princess Christian names, Duchess of something.

The Te Deum is by invitation only and will include the immediate families, the government, palace officials and others,  Crown Princess Victoria and the infant princess will not be present.


RichardN said...

The names Richardis and Euphemia, perhaps? More likely Louisa, Elizabeth or Margaretha.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

Elizabeth is English, and not a likely choice. Plus, Elisabeth is the name of the future Queen of the Belgians.

Christina seems to be the most popular choice, but I would like to see a Princess Astrid.

tjmooney said...

My guess is: Desiree Silvia Lilian Sybilla

RichardN said...

I forgot about Elisabeth of the Belgians (long may the union last). All the more obvious names are taken by the King's sisters and daughters. There's not a lot left to choose from. Carola/Caroline or Ulrica Eleanore? Ulrica is unfashionable, Leanor of Spain takes the other, The new baby will be Princess Caroline.

RichardN said...

Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary. The future Queen Estelle of Sweden. Will have to get used to it.