William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, recently revealed the name of their third baby and the world welcomed Prince Louis Arthur Charles.
The responsibility of naming a baby is significant – to both royals and non-royals alike. However, there are certain requirements for royals when choosing a name for their babies. For instance, the name must reference history and be rooted in traditional naming values while also being modern enough to be relatable and relevant.
We take a look at different royal names from around the world to give you some baby name inspiration with a difference.
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According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog. Chinese astrology says that your birth date can determine a lot about you and is said to have an influence on your personality, career, compatibility with others and even luck.
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Chinese naming conventions
In China, there is a very specific – and different to western cultures – naming convention. Chinese naming conventions put the family name first, before any given name.
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The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated festivals in the Chinese calendar. The annual harvest festival is celebrated by China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia and a number of other Asian countries on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar which, in the Georgian calendar, falls on 4th October in 2017.
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