Royal Baby Fever Hits Domain Registrations

Domain name buyers are often among the first to react to huge international news events. We documented this earlier in the year by highlighting a notable surge in domain names related to the announcement of a new Pope.

The news this week about the birth of the new Prince of Cambridge to William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is no exception. The Domains observed there has been a surge in royal baby related domain name registrations since the birth announcement was made.

Here is a small selection of prince related domains they have seen registered over the last few days: 

For a longer list and some interesting background on the much-coveted, see their full coverage of the news. To continue tracking domain registration trends by keyword (such as “prince”) be sure to check out our Verisign DomainView Grapher.