The Hampstead family who beat the royals to naming their children George

“It’s completely… When Jacqui Decaudaveine was giving birth to her first child in the Hospital Franco-Britannique in Paris, a solitary portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hung in her delivery room. Credit: John Stillwell/AFP Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their newly-born son, their third child, named as Prince Louis Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their newly-born son, their third child, named as Prince Louis The 49-year-old interior designer from London and her French husband, Laurent, decided to call their eldest, George, in part because it was a name the worked in both English and French. But, when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed their third child would be named Louis, Mr and Mrs Decaudaveine from Hampstead decided that the painting in the hospital was in fact a portent of things to come. It was a tradition that they maintained when naming their daughter, Charlotte, and then their youngest, Louis. read more