Names

We’re trying to figure out exactly what Beyoncé named her baby

Beyoncé performing at the Grammys in February.

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Beyoncé performing at the Grammys in February.

The queen has spoken — well, posted. But. . . we’re not quite sure what she meant.

With the trademark force that only Beyoncé can wield, it was Code Red on the Internet this morning when the singer posted a picture of her twins with Jay-Z on Instagram, revealing them to the world for the first time.

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Beyoncé looks like an actual goddess in the photo, of course, which strongly resembles her pregnancy announcement with its blue sky, flower backdrop and colorful tulle veil. It has all the makings to surpass the pregnancy photo’s record 11 million likes.

She captioned the picture: “Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today.”

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Wait. The last name of Jay-Z’s and their first child, Blue Ivy, is Carter (Jay-Z’s real name is Shawn Carter). What exactly is that first kid’s full name?

Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today. ??

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Until Beyonce confirms, these are our options:

Sir Carter: First name “Sir,” last name “Carter.”

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Sir Carter Carter: “Sir Carter” is the first name, “Carter” as the last name.

Sir Carter Knowles-Carter: “Sir Carter” first name, “Knowles-Carter” (Beyonce’s legal name) for the last name.

What do you think?

Kaitlyn Locke can be reached at kaitlyn.locke@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @ke_locke.
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