- 13:44, 9 MAY 2019
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have no intention of their son being known by a royal title – but one family have their own little 'Prince Archie'.
Diana MacFarlane gave birth to her boy in an NHS hospital in Glasgow a few hours before the new member of the royal family was born.
Diana – who shares her name with Prince Harry's late mother – welcomed baby Archie into the world at 1.51am on Monday, May 6.
The newborn, who weighed 8lbs 2oz at birth, is known as 'wee Archie' to delighted Diana, 29, and her partner David Allison.
But their daughter Orlagh, five, has another name for her baby brother.
Diana said: "Orlagh is delighted. She's been calling him King Archie and Prince Archie all day.
"I'm just glad my Archie came first because we told everyone his name on Monday – we definitely didn't copy them.
"They copied us. It's historic. His name will go down in history."
The couple decided on the traditional Scottish name several weeks ago, but held off telling friends and family as they feared they might be teased for choosing 'a wee old man's name'.
So they were astounded when they learnt that their son, born on May 6, had the same name as the royal baby – whose parents have forgone a royal title.
Diana said: "I'm buzzing. My phone has been going mental with everyone saying 'your wee prince was born first'.
"The midwife was in the house when they came out for pictures, but they didn't tell you his name.
"I kept saying 'I think it's going to be Archie' but I don't think anyone believed me.
"We just decided Archie a few weeks ago, it was a bit out the blue.
"I didn't want to tell anyone because I thought they'd say it was a wee old man's name but there will be hundreds now."
Just like the royal Archie, 'wee Archie' was overdue, and his mum was induced at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
Diana, from Pollok, said: "They told me on Friday they were going to induce me.
"We thought he would be born on the Sunday because it was all happening so fast.
"But he came early on Monday."
Diana and Archie were sent home on Tuesday, and watched the royal baby being shown to the world on TV on Wednesday.
The proud mum added: "It was David who suggested the name and I thought 'that's nice, it's unusual'.
"It won't be unusual now but we're so happy to have our wee Archie."
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