Believe it or not, though, “Diana” has already been used in a royal child’s name. Yes, Princess Charlotte actually shares the moniker with her late grandmother. The three-year-old’s full name is, you see, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Interestingly, too, Elizabeth is after her great-grandmother, the Queen, while Charlotte is the female version of Charles, the name of the little girl’s grandfather.
So even though Diana has been gone from her son’s lives since August 1997, William and Harry surely still remember and love their mother. She was doubtless instrumental in turning them into the young men they’ve become, after all. Before she came along, you see, there was believed to be a particular set of rules for royal children. In fact, they were seemingly never expected to be treated like normal kids.
But Diana changed all that. She apparently decided to raise William and Harry as ordinary boys and seldom listened to anyone who might’ve suggested doing otherwise. She reportedly watched TV with them in the evenings, for instance, and she seemingly even let them get Big Macs from McDonald’s at weekends. This was evidently something different for the royals, but it seems that the approach worked.