Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a baby girl named Lilibet Diana.
The couple's daughter was born at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California on Friday morning, June 21. In a statement announcing the newborn's arrival, the new parents reveal her name pays tribute to both Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and his late mom, Diana, Princess of Wales, who was killed in a car crash in 1997.
"It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home." reads a statement issued on Sunday, June 6.
The press release continues, "Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales."
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex rejected their royal duties and relocated from the U.K. to Meghan's native California early last year. They are already parents to a son named Archie, who turned 2 last month.
They went public with the news of Meghan's pregnancy in February, a few months after the former actress revealed she had suffered a miscarriage last July in an op-ed for The New York Times.