Prince William is another royal that was born in a hospital, in London. "Wills" was named after his father's cousin, Prince William of Gloucester, but nicknamed by the British press.
As a child, Prince William wanted to be a police officer 'to protect his mother', signs of both his deep-rooted family values as well as his his mother's influence to raise her sons to embrace the life 'of the people'. The elder son of Princess Diana, "the People's Princess", Prince William is known for his compassion, his sense of humor, his sense of decency and his fierce protection of those he loves - traits surely to be displayed, and thus passed on to his future heir.
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