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Royal Baby Names: What The Brits Are Betting On For Kate Middleton And Prince William

06/23/2013 10:40am ET | Updated June 26, 2013
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 15: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England. Today's ceremony which marks the Queen's official birthday will not be attended by Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh as he recuperates from abdominal surgery. This will also be The Duchess of Cambridge's last public engagement before her baby is due to be born next month. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry

As the due date for the Duchess of Cambridge approaches, the British betting establishments have gone into mad odds-shifting mode. They’re taking bets on everything from the future sovereign’s hair color to future university and career choices and even which magazine will have the exclusive photos. But of course the main focus is on the royal baby name. The front-runners include some obvious, conventional royal ancestor options, and also some bizarre, outrageous outliers. Here, the names attracting the top odds:

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