What are Prince William and Prince Harry’s full names, surnames and titles?

What are Prince William and Prince Harry’s full names, surnames and titles?

Britain's William, Prince of Wales and Prince Harry

The pair have reportedly put their differences aside (Image: REUTERS)

All eyes have been on The Royal Family after the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September.

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died with her family by her side at their Balmoral estate, Bucking Palace has confirmed.

Following Her Majesty’s passing, King Charles III has ascended to the throne and head of the British monarchy.

Many Britons have been focused on the royal family during this time as they enter their official period of mourning.

King Charles has been joined by his two sons, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Cornwall, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during this time, with the pair said to have “put aside their differences” to dine together Royal Family on Tuesday night, reports suggest.

The new heir to the throne and his brother were accompanied by their respective wives, Kate, Princess of Wales and Duchess of Cambridge and Cornwall, and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, to the meal at Buckingham Palace, according to Page Six.

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The couple were reportedly estranged after “Megxit” and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, but have put on a united front in the wake of their grandmother’s death.

There have been many changes to the Royal Family since the Queen’s death, including titles.

So what are Prince William and Harry’s titles, as well as their full names and surnames?

Here’s what we know…

What are Prince William’s full names, surnames and titles?

On Prince William’s birth certificate, his official name is printed as ‘His Royal Highness William Arthur Philip Louis’.

Prince William, Prince of Wales and Catherine, Princess of Wales

Prince William has used a few surnames during his lifetime (Image: Cover images)

Although his birth certificate has no surname – anyone with ‘HRH’ as part of their name is not required to have one – he had been known by a few during his lifetime.

William has used the family surname, ‘Mountbatten-Windsor’, which was created by the late Queen and husband Prince Phillip to be used by all those who needed a surname for official documents or for those who did not have official royal titles.

However, he has also used the surname ‘Wales’, a nod to his father, the former Prince of Wales, during his time at school, and while working in the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and as an air ambulance pilot.

Prince William, formerly known as the Duke of Cambridge, had his title extended to the Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge. He also inherited the title of Prince of Wales from his father, who is now King Charles III.

He has also inherited the Scottish titles of Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland.

What are Prince Harry’s full names, surnames and titles?

Although we know him as Prince Harry, his full name on his birth certificate is Henry Charles Albert David.

Some may be surprised to learn that Harry is not the prince’s birth name (Image: Phil Noble/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Harry is a common diminutive form of his real name and is used by those who know him, including family, friends and by extension the general public.

Like his brother, there is no surname on his birth certificate.

However, now that Harry has retired from royal duties, along with his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and their children, Archie and Lilibet, he has access to the family surname, Mountbatten-Windsor.

This is because they do not have the style of “Royal Highness” but are still members of the royal family.

In 2018, Harry was made the Duke of Sussex ahead of his wedding to American actress Meghan Markle, who is now the Duchess of Sussex.

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