William and Kate Have Changed Prince George's Name | 22 Words

It has been revealed that Prince George was almost called something very different. Scroll on to find out why...

When it comes to parenting while being a royal, Kate Middleton has always been very open.

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From tantrums to homeschooling during the pandemic, she experiences parenting struggles just like the rest of us.

And now, one of her biggest parenting dilemmas has been revealed...

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And it's all to do with the name of her and Prince William's eldest child, Prince George.

Now, the British royal family is one of most famous families in the world.


Yes, even more famous than our beloved Kardashians.

But, of the many members of the British family...

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, or William and Kate, as we know them best, are the firm favorites of the younger, more modern monarchy.

They have long been royal favorites.

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Following their lavish, and highly documented royal wedding in 2011, Wills and Kate were thrown into the media spotlight, and we still can't get enough of them.

They met while studying at university.

William, who is the son of Prince Charles and in line for the throne, met Kate at the University of St Andrew's in Scotland in 2001.

Though their relationship was on and off for years...

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They clearly couldn't stay away from each other, and their engagement was announced in 2010, 9 years after they first met.

And, ever since, we have followed them as their own little family grew.

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In July 2013, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was born, becoming the third in line to the throne of Great Britain. Kate emerged from St. Mary's hospital in London in a blue polka dot dress, which many saw as a fitting tribute to Princess Diana, who wore a similar spotty attire herself some thirty-one years earlier.

Princess Charlotte followed shortly after.

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Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born in May 2015, just under 2 years after her older brother.

The princess has actually made royal history.

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Princess Charlotte became the first female royal to retain her claim to the throne, despite having a younger brother. Before the Succession to the Crown Act 2013, the birth of a son meant that he would leap over any older daughters in the line of succession.

Traditionally, Prince Louis would have overtaken Charlotte in the line to the throne.

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But, now that Princess Charlotte hasn't been ruled out by gender, Prince Louis remains fifth-in-line to the throne, while Charlotte is fourth-in-line behind her older brother, Prince George.

So, as you can see...

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William and Kate really are paving the path to a more modern monarchy.

I mean we all remember the iconic pictures of Kate in her student fashion show.

Since becoming the Duchess, Kate's style has evolved into something unparalleled.

And that fashion gene seems to have been passed down to their children...

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As the adorable princes and princess clearly get their style from their parents. In fact, they look identical...

The photos are too cute for words...

Prince George and Prince William could literally be the same person!

How adorable?

This is quite simply one of the sweetest things we've seen.

It's now been a decade since William and Kate tied the knot...

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And their kids are growing up fast!

Over the years, we have seen the children grow to be kind, polite and compassionate people.

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Particularly, Prince George.

But recently, there has been a big revelation about Prince George...

And it's all in relation to his name.

It turns out that George's name was previously changed...

And people have a lot to say about it...

Although Kate and her Prince William settled on the name George Alexander Louis for the name of their first born...

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Originally, Kate reportedly had "set her heart" on another first name.

As per the Mirror, royal expert, Katie Nicholl claimed that although the couple had not found out the gender of their first child, Kate had set her heart on a name.

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"Courtiers insisted the pair had not found out the sex of their unborn baby, and friends close to the couple claim William wanted a surprise," she said.

"Although Kate apparently suspected it was a boy and had set her heart on the name Alexander, they had not yet decided what to call their firstborn."

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However, Kate's hopes for Georges first name soon disappeared...

With the couple deciding to use George as a first name in honour of the Queen's father, King George VI.

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And instead, Kate's favourite name of Alexander was used as his middle name.