That’s why Kate Middleton would have asked everyone to call her Catherine

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  • Kate Middleton is one of the most talked about women in the world, from her relationship with Prince William to her three Cambridge children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – entertaining the world on a regular basis.

    But it wasn’t the sass signature of Princess Charlotte (we’re still laughing at that viral tongue that spreads the video) or the real wave of Prince Louis that made the world talk this week. Instead, it was Kate herself, and more specifically her name.

    Kate has many names – Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge and (according to her passport) Princess, but it is the name “Catherine” that has confused people over the years, with William and other members of the royal family referring often to her from the moniker.

    Is it Kate or Catherine, and why?

    This question has resurfaced this year, with a source explaining that the Duchess of Cambridge has made the conscious decision to change her name from one to the other.

    Yes, according to royal expert Adam Helliker, Kate would have asked her friends to start calling her “Catherine” while she was in a relationship with Prince William, just in case they got married and real life awaited her.

    “I feel that in the past few weeks, the former accessory buyer has quietly informed friends that she would like to leave the informal ‘Kate’ and in the future wants to be known by her full name: ‘Catherine’.” , explains Helliker in a 2008 Sunday Express column that has recently resurfaced.

    Continuing to explain, she said she was “in preparation for her future role.”

    Some royal sources have disputed the claims.

    However, both Kate and Catherine seem quite regal to us.

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