Kate Middleton Has a Sweet New Nickname Inspired by Princess Diana

Royal fans are calling Kate Middleton the "Children's Princess," as a reference to Princess Diana's nickname, the "People's Princess.'

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  • Thanks to her unending dedication to working with children and children's causes, Kate Middleton has earned a new nickname among royal fans: The Children's Princess.
  • The nickname is a reference to the nickname given to Kate's late mother-in-law, Princess Diana, who was known as the People's Princess, thanks to her strong connection to ordinary people and her insistence on having an unprecedented amount of contact with the public as a royal.
  • Fans took to the comments in recent posts from the Kensington Royal Instagram account about the Duchess of Cambridge's landmark Five Questions survey to dub her the Children's Princess.

Kate Middleton (opens in new tab) has a sweet new nickname inspired by her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana (opens in new tab).

Diana, as any royal fan knows, was known as the People's Princess, (opens in new tab) thanks to her great connection with "common" people and the unprecedented steps she took to be closer to them as a royal. Now, royal fans have dubbed Kate the "Children's Princess," thanks to her unending dedication to working with children and causes that help them directly.

The Mirror (opens in new tab) noted the nickname first cropping up in comments on a video that Kensington Palace posted on Instagram to mark the Duchess of Cambridge's landmark Five Questions (opens in new tab) survey. According to the Mirror, early comments on video included:

"Children's Princess! Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge and our future Queen!"

and

"Duchess Catherine truly is a Children's Princess. Well done everyone who's involved in this great project!!"

The Children's Princess comments have continued in the days since the video and several photos of Kate working with children were posted and and the nickname seems to be sticking.

"I always love how Catherine meets children at eye level. It’s so sweet and comforting to children. What’s to expect from the Children’s Princess? ❤️," a fan wrote recently.

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This nickname could not be more perfect.

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