Princess Eugenie and Jack Brookbank have named their baby August

Francesca Rice
·2-min read
Photo credit: WPA Pool - Getty Images
Photo credit: WPA Pool - Getty Images

From Good Housekeeping

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have named their baby boy August, it has been announced. The royal welcomed her first son on Tuesday, 9 February. His full name is August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, with his middle name paying tribute to Eugenie's grandfather, Prince Philip.

The royal family revealed the baby boy's name via a statement shared on its official social media channels on Saturday morning (20 February), alongside a lovely photo of the couple with their newborn baby boy.

It reads: "Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank have announced that they have named their son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

"The couple have been touched by the well wishes they have received on the birth of their first child, and are delighted to share this first photograph as a family.

"The photograph was taken by their midwife during a home visit."

The birth of baby August was also announced on social media, with the official @TheRoyalFamily sharing a short statement alongside a lovely photograph of Eugenie and Jack on their wedding day in October 2018.

It said: "Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital. Jack Brooksbank was present. The baby weighs 8lbs 1oz.

"The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news."

The announcement concluded with: "This is Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s first child, The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York’s first grandchild, and the ninth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well."

Princess Eugenie also shared the happy news of August's birth herself by posting an adorable black and white picture of his little hand being held by herself and Jack, alongside a caption with three blue heart emojis.

Eugenie and Jack announced they were expecting their first child in September 2020.

Welcome to the world, baby August!

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