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Royal Names Quiz: How Well Do You Know the British Royals?

Try these 25 questions about British royal family members names. Have fun. Test your knowledge or learn something new.

The Cambridge's at the Trooping of the Colour 2019. (On the balcony of Buckingham Palace).

The Cambridge's at the Trooping of the Colour 2019. (On the balcony of Buckingham Palace).

Vivat Regina!

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her platinum jubilee in 2022. The matriarch of the House of Windsor has a large family around her including 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, as I write.

Her royal cousins include the Ogilvy's, Kent's, the Michael's of Kent and the Gloucester's. She is a maternal aunt to David and Sarah, the children of the late Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl and Countess of Snowdon and a maternal great aunt to Charles and Margarita Armstrong-Jones and their 1st cousins Samuel and Arthur Chatto.

It's All in a Name: The House of Windsor Name Quiz

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Queen Elizabeth II has which of these names in her own name?
    • Alexandra
    • Georgina
    • Margaret
  2. King George V's wife used which name as his queen consort?
    • Charlotte
    • Elizabeth
    • Mary
  3. What was the royal family's surname before the 1917 change to Windsor?
    • Hohenzollern
    • Wettin
    • Wurttemberg
  4. Charles, Prince of Wales full set of Christian names is which of these options?
    • Charles Philip Arthur George
    • Charles Philip Christian Albert
    • Charles Philip Edward Louis
  5. What is Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall's middle name?
    • Rosemary
    • Rosalind
    • Rebecca
  6. Prince Edward's daughter Lady Louise Windsor does NOT have which of these names?
    • Elizabeth
    • Mary
    • Anne
  7. What did Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo call their daughter in Sept 2021?
    • Sarah
    • Sienna
    • Sally
  8. William, Duke of Cambridge has two sons and a daughter. What are their names?
    • George, Charlotte and Louis
    • George, Caroline and Lucas
    • William, Charlotte and Lee
  9. What name was King George VI, Queen Elizabeth II's father, christened with in 1896?
    • George Albert Arthur Louis
    • Arthur Albert Christian Edward
    • Albert Frederick Arthur George
  10. Henry, Duke of Sussex is more commonly known by which of these names?
    • Hazza
    • Harry
    • Hal
  11. Princess Anne, Princess Royal is married to a man named which of these options?
    • Thomas
    • Terence
    • Timothy
  12. What is Princess Michael of Kent's true Christian name?
    • Marie-Christine
    • Marie-Louise
    • Marianne
  13. The queen's cousin the Duke of Kent, born in 1935 carries which name?
    • Alexander Edmund Nicholas Edward Paul
    • George Edward Edmund Alexander Patrick
    • Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick
  14. What is the Duke of Kent's son and heir the Earl of St. Andrew's name?
    • George Philip Nicholas
    • Edward Philip Paul
    • Philip Edward George
  15. Princess Anne's grandchildren have which names?
    • Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary, Beatrice and Louis
    • Savannah, Isla, Mia, Lena and Lucas
    • Susannah, Autumn, Maria, Louisa, Lincoln
  16. What are the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's children called?
    • Arthur and Louise
    • Alfie and Laura
    • Archie and Lilibet
  17. What is the name of the queen's nephew, son of Princess Margaret, now Earl Snowdon?
    • David
    • William
    • Charles
  18. Princess Alexandra born on Christmas Day 1936 was given which of these as a middle name?
    • Christina
    • Christiana
    • Christabel
  19. Which of these was one of Princess Margaret's Christian names?
    • Rosalind
    • Rose
    • Elizabeth
  20. What is the name of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex's wife?
    • Selina
    • Stella
    • Sophie
  21. The Duke of Gloucester b. 1944 has which name?
    • Richard
    • George
    • Robert
  22. Princess Eugenie of York married in 2018. What is her husband's name?
    • John Brooks
    • James Brooksby
    • Jack Brooksbank
  23. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has which middle name?
    • Emily
    • Emma
    • Elizabeth
  24. Actress Sophie Winkleman married a royal in 2009. Who was he?
    • Alexander, Earl of Ulster
    • Lord Nicholas Windsor
    • Lord Frederick Windsor
  25. Lord Frederick Windsor's sister writes as Ella, what is her full name?
    • Gabriella
    • Fenella
    • Adella

Answer Key

  1. Alexandra
  2. Mary
  3. Wettin
  4. Charles Philip Arthur George
  5. Rosemary
  6. Anne
  7. Sienna
  8. George, Charlotte and Louis
  9. Albert Frederick Arthur George
  10. Harry
  11. Timothy
  12. Marie-Christine
  13. Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick
  14. George Philip Nicholas
  15. Savannah, Isla, Mia, Lena and Lucas
  16. Archie and Lilibet
  17. David
  18. Christabel
  19. Rose
  20. Sophie
  21. Richard
  22. Jack Brooksbank
  23. Elizabeth
  24. Lord Frederick Windsor
  25. Gabriella
The royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

The royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2022 Joanne Hayle

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