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The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, had a few famous nicknames for Prince William, 40, that certainly wouldn't be expected today.
Nicknames within families is standard practice but when it comes to the Royal Family, there's an extra bit of importance that's placed on that.
It's a way of gaining insight in the most popular family in Britain and an inside look at their home life.
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According to The Sun, The Duchess of Cambridge had previously used two nicknames for her husband, which were reported to be "Baldy" and “Big Willy".
While, Prince William is said to have used the nicknames of "Babykins" and "DoD", which stands for "Duchess of Dolittle", for his wife.
In recent times, Kate and William were heard using more conventional pet names for one another as at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2016, the royal couple were heard calling each other “babe” and “darling".
Prince William was heard asking his wife about a plant she replied: “Babe, we’ve got those. We’ve got loads of those," said landscape gardener Charlie Albone.
William's nicknames go beyond Kate as he chose to go by the name "Steve" whilst enrolled at St Andrews, in where he was officially enrolled as "William Wales".
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The Prince was also famously called "wombat" by his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, as he revealed the fact in 2007 during an NBC interview.
William said: “I can’t get rid of it now.
“It began when I was two. I’ve been rightfully told because I can’t remember back that far, but when we went to Australia with our parents, and the wombat, you know, that’s the local animal, so I just basically got called that, not because I look like a wombat, or maybe I do.”
More is also known on nicknames for the couple's three children with their eldest Prince George, 9, was said to have been called ‘PG’ by his former classmates at Thomas's School while his parents also call him by that nickname and "Tips", owing to tea brand "PG Tips".
His younger sister Charlotte, 7, is called "mignonette", which means "small, sweet, and delicate" or "cute" in French, Kate is said to call her "Lottie" whilst at home.
The youngest, Prince Louis, 4, is said to be called Lou-Lou by both his elder siblings.
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