Felipe Juan Froilán de Todos los Santos of Marichalar and Borbón
Felipe Frolian de Marichalar, the nephew of King Felipe VI of Sweden, has an interesting middle name of Froilán. Is Froilán after a specific relative?
is the elder child and only son of Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
, and Jaime de Marichalar.Felipe
: in honor of his maternal uncle, King Felipe VI of SpainJuan
: in honor of his maternal great-grandfather, Juan, Count of BarcelonaFroilán: in honor of Saint Froilán de León, the patron saint of the Galician city, Lugode Todos los Santos
: "of all the saints" (one of King Felipe VI's middle names)
Although he is generally known by the press as Froilán, in the family and with friends he is called Pipe.
It has been said that he does not like being referred to as Froilán and wants to be labeled as Felipe or Pipe.