They are their closest allies and confidants, so it's no wonder the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa and Prince William's brother Prince Harry are front runners to be godparents to baby George. But who else could be in the running?
William's mother Diana was famously pictured as an outsider at William's christening, surrounded by strangers when she should have had friends and family to support and celebrate with her.
Thankfully, William and Kate have close friends and loyal family to help them tackle parenthood, and are spoilt for choice with options for godparents.
See who might make the cut below...
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