Let's face it, the name 'George' isn't exactly the sexiest name out there. But thanks to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge choosing to name the new prince George Alexander Louis, 'George' is once again cool, albeit probably only for a few days.

Take a look at our list of famous Georges throughout history.

George Washington

George Washington's Mount Vernon, Facebook

George Clooney

Kevord Djansezian, Getty Images

George Takei

George Takei, Facebook

George Wendt

Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

George Orwell

George Orwell, Facebook

George Harrison

George Harrison, Facebook

George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush

George W. Bush, Facebook

George Herman 'Babe' Ruth

Babe Ruth, Facebook

George Jones

George Jones - The Possum, Facebook

George Michael

Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

And a couple of fictional characters...

George Jefferson


George Jetson


Are there any famous Georges we missed? Let us know in the comments section below, or email me.

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