Queen Elizabeth II Little Known Facts
12 Things You Might Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II
Her Nickname Was Lilibet
You might already know that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter, Lilibet, is named after her grandmother, the Queen. However, you may not know how the queen got her nickname "Lilibet" in the first place. When the Queen was still Princess Elizabeth, she was fondly called "Lilibet" by close family because she struggled to pronounce her own name, The Mirror reports. Her father, King George VI, used to say, "Lilibet is my pride. Margaret is my joy." The Queen's late husband, Prince Philip, was reportedly the last person to call her by her nickname.