Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Reveal the Meaning Behind Their New Charity’s Name, Archewell

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have finally announced the name of their forthcoming nonprofit venture and the unexpected inspiration behind the name.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex explained to The Telegraph that although they are solely focused on their efforts to combat the pandemic at the moment, they have decided to reveal the name of their new organization: Archewell. Yep, it’s like their nearly 1-year-old son Archie’s name.

Following their decision to step back from duty as senior members of the royal family, the 38-year-old duchess and 35-year-old prince have moved away from their SussexRoyal brand, shutting down their Instagram and revealing that they will no longer update their now-defunct SussexRoyal website.

The couple filed to trademark Archewell in the United States last month and now that documents about their intentions have leaked, they offered to explain the name first-hand.

“Before SussexRoyal, came the idea of ‘Arche’—the Greek word meaning ‘source of action’” they told The Telegraph. “We connected to this concept for the charitable organization we hoped to build one day, and it became the inspiration for our son’s name. To do something of meaning, to do something that matters.”

They went on to explain how “Arche” led them to create the moniker “Archewell,” saying, “Archwell is a name that combines an ancient word for strength and action, and another that evokes the deep resources we each must draw upon.”

So when will Archewell make its official debut? That’s still up in the air. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex promised to launch the foundation “when the time is right.”

Archewell has a nice ring to it. Don’t you think?