This is the most popular UK royal worldwide

This is the most popular UK royal worldwide

Meghan Markle is the most popular royal - beating the Queen and Kate Middleton to the title.

Meghan Markle
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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, was named the most popular United Kingdom royal worldwide, according to a study.

Data sourced from across the globe, via YouGov rankings, Google search volumes, Instagram and the Royal calendar, carried out by has been at the centre of the findings.

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These searches were normalised and weighted to establish a popularity score percentage for each of the British Royals - with Meghan Markle coming out top with 14.5%.

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, only just missed out on the top spot by 0.1%.

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Middleton came out on top with Instagram popularity searches.

The Queen, Elizabeth II, is in third place with a score of 14.3%.

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