Unconventional method used by Prince William and Kate Middleton to decide Prince George’s name revealed

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The unusual way Prince William and Kate Middleton chose Prince George’s name has reportedly been revealed.

Most parents struggle with the challenge of picking their child’s name before their newborn arrives. Prince William and Kate Middleton had the added pressure of choosing the name for the future king when the Princess of Wales was pregnant for the first time.

Almost 10 years ago, the royal couple reportedly used an unconventional solution to their dilemma, with the help of their pet dog at the time, Lupo. According to The Times, William and Kate reportedly wrote all the possible names on scraps of paper and put them on the floor of their home.

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They then let the English cocker spaniel in to see which piece of paper he went over to - and he picked George. Prince William and Kate welcomed Lupo into their home in 2012. He appeared in many of the family’s official photos before he passed away.

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After saying their goodbyes to Lupo, the royal couple welcomed a new cocker spaniel puppy into the family. Adopted from Kate’s brother, James Middleton, the dog, named Orla, has been growing up alongside their three children - George and younger siblings Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

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