Harry and Meghan shocked many when they announced the name of their first child. While Archie is actually a quite common name in the U.K., cracking the Top 20 list of names for boys in 2017, it's rare among the royal family.
The couple has yet to publicly comment on whether or not Archie is short for Archibald, though it doesn't seem likely as their Instagram post announcing his name didn't suggest it was a nickname. According to nameberry.com, Archie means "truly brave" and is of German origin.
Connection - Archie - Family - Source - Prince
There is one surprising connection Archie has to the royal family, that comes from an unexpected source: Prince George, who told a woman back in January that his nickname was Archie. Was it actually a spoiler?!
"I was asked by a police minder not to take a photo...