Meghan Markle Reveals the Adorable Nickname Her Mom, Doria Ragland, Has Called Her Since She Was a Kid

In a post on her now-defunct lifestyle blog, The Tig, Meghan Markle revealed the nickname that her mother, Doria Ragland, has called her since she was a little girl.

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When future scholars write the definitive history of the internet, there will an entire chapter dedicated to The Tig, the most newsworthy defunct website of all time.

The Tig, for anyone who somehow doesn't know at this point, is Meghan Markle's now-shuttered lifestyle blog, and it's a treasure trove of insights into the Duchess of Sussex. In the latest unearthed relic from the blog, Express has learned that Meghan's mom, Doria Ragland, had the cutest nickname for her growing up: Flower.

The revelation came in an entry published on August 4, 2016, Meghan's 35th birthday. In honor of her big day, Meghan decided to turn the spotlight on herself for the site's recurring Tig Talk feature (a section in which Meghan used to interview other celebrities).

Meghan is a big fan of birthdays and of reflecting and practicing gratitude—habits she got from her mom—as she explained in the intro to her own Tig Talk.

Since the Tig Talk had a standard format, Meghan filled out her own Q&A for fans, beginning with question one: "My nickname is..."

Meghan's answer: "Meg, MM, M&M, and Flower (which my mom has called me since I was little)."

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Meg, MM, and M&M are all perfectly wonderful nicknames, but "Flower" takes the cake as the cutest nickname on Meghan's list, easily. We have to wonder if Prince Harry or any of Meghan's other royal relatives (we're looking at you, Prince George and Princess Charlotte) have added some adorable nicknames of their own to the list though.

Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.