Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal code names are refreshingly normal

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  • And we could never have called them.

    Royal family members often use code names, allowing them to be spoken about under the radar, whether by their security teams or their inner friendship circles.

    It emerged earlier this year that both Prince William and Prince Harry used code names during their early twenties, to allow friends to talk about them or their relationships without members of the public or press finding out.

    Their choices? Prince William went for ‘Steve’ and Prince Harry went a little more curve ball, opting for ‘Spike’.

    Yes, Prince Harry is referred to by some people as Spike and it’s hilarious.


    This week however Prince Harry’s code names were talked about once again, but this time it involved his security detail.

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been given code names by their bodyguards and they are refreshingly normal.

    Meet David Stevens and Davina Scott.

    Yes, really. Harry and Meghan are referred to as David and Davina, with their initials ‘DS’ reportedly being a nod to their official titles – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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    And apparently Kate and William, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. use the same technique, referred to by their bodyguards as ‘Danny Collins’ and ‘Daphne Clark’.

    Their code names are said to change frequently however to keep the royals as safe as possible, so they might be Delia, Dean, Daniella and Derek by now!

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