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Old 08-31-2013, 05:54 PM
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Kate is the Duchess of Cambridge nickname
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Old 08-31-2013, 06:07 PM
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Kate is the Duchess of Cambridge nickname
I wouldn't call it a nickname .... It's a diminutive of Catherine .... My name is Katherine and I get called kate ...Deffo not a nickname
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Old 08-31-2013, 06:13 PM
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Diminutives are nicknames as well though. A specific type of nickname, but a nickname nonetheless.
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:45 PM
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That's very cute.



Thanks LadyFinn, I was wondering about Madeleine's nickname. Is Vickan a Swedish/Scandinavian nickname for Victoria? I haven't heard it being used in English.
In Russian the nickname for Victoria is 'Vika', so maybe the nickname(s) bounced off each other at some point.
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I wouldn't call it a nickname .... It's a diminutive of Catherine .... My name is Katherine and I get called kate ...Deffo not a nickname
Katie is a nickname for Katherine.
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Kate is not a nickname just a diminutive.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:25 AM
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A diminutive is a nickname though.
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That's very cute.



Thanks LadyFinn, I was wondering about Madeleine's nickname. Is Vickan a Swedish/Scandinavian nickname for Victoria? I haven't heard it being used in English.
Yes, Vickan is a swedish nickname for Victoria. I don't know if it is used in Norway or Danmark.
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Queen Paola calls king albert Tino
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:38 PM
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In Russian the nickname for Victoria is 'Vika', so maybe the nickname(s) bounced off each other at some point.
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Yes, Vickan is a swedish nickname for Victoria. I don't know if it is used in Norway or Danmark.
Thanks Daria and LadyFinn. I quite like Vickan/Vika. Both nicknames have a nice sound to them. I have checked online to see if Vickan is used in Norway and Denmark, and from what I've read I think it's just used in Sweden.
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afaik former Queen Juliana of the Netherlands was called "Lula" by her husband P.Bernhard (sort of a germanish variation of her name it seems..)

P.Beatrix calls her youngest son Constantijn "Tijntje" (which is a diminutive of his name)
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Just call him Mr. Tips: William and Kate nickname baby George PG Tips after teabag brand - Mirror Online
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Could Tips really weigh 13lbs already??
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Could Tips really weigh 13lbs already??
13 pounds of Tips. Ba Bump Bump
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:28 PM
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Hip hop nicknames for the Royals

C Pow
C Doc
Q Liz
P Doe

I've also seen Pippa referred to as P Middy
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:36 PM
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HRH Prince Antônio of Brazil - Tôni.

HRH Prince Rafael of Brazil - Rafa.

HRH Princess Amélia of Brazil - Meleca (which means snot in portuguese ).

HRH Princess Maria Gabriela of Brazil - Nuki and Nukita.

HRH Princess Isabel of Brazil - Bubu and Bica.

HRH Princess Eleonora, the Princess of Ligne - Tútsi.

HH Princess Alix of Ligne - Lix.
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From the interview with Mary and Frederik we now know that Frederik refers to Mary as Maz.

""He looks at his wife. "Where do you want to sit, Maz?" Evidently the prince has adopted the Australian habit of shortening names."
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Prince Alfred, the son of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort, Prince Albert, had the nickname of Affie.
His only son, Prince Alfred Alexander William Ernest Albert, had the nickname of Young Affie.
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Did Prince Albert Victor, the Duke of Clarence and Avondale ever use Bertie as a nickname?
If YES, are there any letters signed by him using Bertie?
Are there any school papers with his signature as Bertie?
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