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Do Meghan Markle's Family Have to Call Her Duchess?

Thomas Markle Just Revealed Meghan's Childhood Nickname, and It's Totally Adorable

CHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 14:  Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) visit Chester Town Hall on June 14, 2018 in Chester, England. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry last month to become The Duchess of Sussex and this is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair will open a road bridge in Widnes and visit The Storyhouse and Town Hall in Chester.  (Photo by Eddie Mulholland/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Thomas Markle spoke candidly with Good Morning Britain on Monday, setting the record straight on those staged photographs, as well as revealing the code name he and Meghan used for Prince Harry prior to their royal engagement. Thomas went on to share tidbits on his relationship with his daughter, including her very sweet childhood nickname. Thanks to Meghan's love of Jack and the Beanstalk growing up, her father took to calling her "Beanie" or "Bean" because of how small she was.

Piers Morgan went on to suggest that he may want to use the title "Duchess Bean" from now on, to which Thomas responded "I don't think I'll call her duchess. I don't have to, she's my daughter". So there we have it, while we may now refer to Meghan as the Duchess of Sussex, she will always be Beanie to her family.

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