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

Prince George's name looks very different from the original plan...

Kate Middleton and Prince William had a big revelation this week...

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And it's all surrounding the name of their eldest child, Prince George.

Now, mom Kate has never tried to hide her parenting struggles, including the common baby name struggle...

And it seems this was the case with 7-year-old George's name... because the royal couple actually changed his name.

People have had some strong reactions to the revelation.

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And it's not hard to see why.

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

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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.

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 has grown.

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...

These photos are too cute for words...

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

How adorable?

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

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

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And their kids are growing up fast!

But this week, there's been a big revelation about one of the kids.

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... Prince George, the future King of England, of course!

It turns out that his name had been changed...

And reactions to the news came pouring in.

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One of Kate's earliest parenting dilemmas has come to light this week...

And it all has to do with picking a name for George before his birth in 2013.

While Kate and William eventually settled on George Alexander Louis for the name...

Kate originally had "set her heart" on another first name, as per The Mirror.

"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," royal expert Katie Nicholl, The Mirror reported.

"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."

William and Kate eventually agreed on George as a first name, to honor the Queen’s father, King George VI.

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And Kate's favorite baby boy name was used as his middle name. So, all wasn't totally lost. For more on the royals, scroll on for what happened when a body language expert analyzed Kate and William's relationship with their kids...