No more is this true than in the case of a royal baby.
Louis was born in the Lindo wing of St Mary's hospital.
The news was announced Friday morning in a press release from Kensington Palace which read: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles".
Prince William and Middleton met when they were both studying at the University of St. Andrews. The newborn's full name and surname is listed as His Royal Highness Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge.
The new prince has a name - in fact three.
Back in 1917, King George V (AKA the Queen's grandfather) decided there were too many people known as Prince or Princess, so he chose to limit the number.
It already costs the royal couple £14,180 ($19,492) for Princess Charlotte to attend nursery and a jaw-dropping £175,21 ($240,767) a year for Prince George to attend Thomas' Battersea school, until he is 13.
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The first he heard of his noble namesake was when he arrived at work after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made the announcement.
Louis - pronounced LOO-ee - is fifth in line to the throne after his grandfather Prince Charles, his father and his older siblings.
Not only that, but if Charlotte had been born first, she still would've missed out on being a Princess. Although they remain the best of friends, I think it's probably unlikely.
Locals in her hometown of Bucklebury are thrilled about the new little prince.
"I'm sure that the duke and duchess are cherishing this special time with their new son, and no doubt Prince George and Princess Charlotte are enjoying getting to know their new little brother".
Of course, it's all over now - even if the memories of oddballs wearing Union Jack suits and fake town cryers getting on the USA news might stay with us forever - but, a week on, not every question has been answered. Turns out, when royals are born, they get a plain old birth certificate just like the rest of us.