James Middleton shares his son's name and it's very unique: What does it mean?

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James Middleton and his wife just welcome their first child together, and the baby's name is a special nod to James' upbringing alongside Kate Middleton.

These months have undoubtedly been a source of great joy for the Middleton family. Not only have Kate and William earned recognition as one of the most stylish celebrity couples, drawing attention for their impeccable fashion choices, but their popularity has also surged, extending beyond the UK to capture the hearts of admirers in the United States. Besides, James Middleton and Alizee Thevenet welcome their first child, making it a time of celebration, but it has also marked significant milestones for the family.

The Middleton family is experiencing a new wave of joy and celebration with the arrival of James Middleton and Alizee Thevenet's first child. Last week, the couple shared their happiness with the world, confirming that they had welcomed a baby boy, Inigo. The young family was spotted in London's Notting Hill, strolling with their newborn, their faces radiating with happiness..

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A new milestone for James Middleton

James introduced the world to his son, saying, 'He has been in our lives for just a few weeks but they have been the most special of my life getting to know our beautiful baby boy.'

He continued, 'No matter how prepared I thought I was… I was not prepared for the overwhelming emotion of meeting Inigo for the first time and the love for my darling Alizée as we became three.'

James also shared touching moments of Inigo with a pendant of the family's late dog, Ella, who played a significant role in his life during his battle with depression. 'We have settled into our new life as parents, and I’ve told him all about Ella and that if it wasn’t for her he wouldn’t be here today and that we miss her greatly.'

In another heartwarming image, Inigo rested in his cot while the family's other dogs kept watch, a heartwarming symbol of the unity and love that defines the Middleton family.

What does the baby's name mean?

The name Inigo, chosen for the newest member of the Middleton family, carries a unique and significant meaning. According to The Independent, it originates from Spanish and Basque roots, signifying 'fiery.' This name can be seen as a reflection of the passion and energy that Inigo is expected to bring to the family.

Inigo's birth holds special significance within the Middleton family, as he is the first grandchild to inherit the Middleton family name, as per Hello Magazine. James, the only son of Carole and Michael Middleton, carries forward this tradition, distinguishing him from his cousins, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, who bear their fathers' surnames. Inigo's arrival, a decade after Carole and Michael became grandparents, adds another layer of joy to the close-knit Middleton family, who originally came from a humble, working background and built their own family business from scratch.

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The name Inigo might also sound familiar to fans of the beloved film The Princess Bride. The character Inigo Montoya, played by Mandy Patinkin, is famous for the line, 'Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.'

This connection adds a touch of cinematic charm to Inigo's name and raises the question of whether this film might have held a special place in the hearts of Kate, Pippa, and James as they grew up.

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