Revealed: this is Duchess Meghan's real first name!
Los Angeles, California - Who knew? Meghan Markle hasn't been using her given name all this time!
A glance at the birth certificate of the royal baby Archie (1) reveals something surprising: Meghan is only the middle name of the 39-year-old former actor.
Her first name is actually Rachel.
She has never mentioned why she dropped her first name and didn't go for Rachel Meghan Markle or Rachel Markle.
Incidentally, her husband isn't just called Harry (36) either. His full name is Henry Charles Albert David.
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