Earlier on Monday, April 23rd Kensington Palace confirmed Duchess Catherine and Prince William had welcomed a son at St Mary's hospital in Paddington, London.
The royal machine soon swung into gear, as the Duke of Cambridge braved the cameras to bring the prince's older brother and sister - Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge - to meet him and see his mother, the Duchess.
However, many feel Alexander is an unlikely choice given it's one of Prince George's middle names.
Not only do Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, two, have a Spanish nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, but Kate often dresses her children in Spanish brands, including Pepa & Co and Irulea - a Spanish boutique based San Sebastian, where both Charlotte and the newborn baby's bonnets were purchased.
Royal expert Penny Junor suggested that there was a strong possibility the name has been delayed because of Anzac day, telling Good Housekeeping UK: "It's perfectly possible that they delayed the announcement about the baby's name so as not to overshadow Anzac Day".
World awaits revelation of new royal baby's name
The palace says "the queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news".
While interest in their third child has been more muted than with the birth of their first, large numbers of photographers and broadcasters from around the globe massed outside the hospital, along with some dedicated royal fans.
Kensington Palace said the name would be announced in "due course" but the current favourite at the bookies is Arthur, followed by James, Philip and Albert.
Prince William and Middleton may choose to call their son Alexander to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
Whatever his name, the new baby's official title will be styled the same as his siblings: Prince (name) Cambridge. We would like to send our most honest congratulations to the couple following the birth.
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