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George Alexander Louis: royal baby boy is named


Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital with their newborn son on July 23, 2013 in London, England.


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The royal baby now has a name, Kensington Palace announced Wednesday.

Prince George Alexander Louis, born Tuesday in London, is now the third in line to the British throne, after his father, Prince William, and grandfather, Prince Charles.

Clarence House tweeted the official title of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge:

George had been a top choice among those taking bets on William and Kate's baby name, as Business Insider reported. Some happy Britons can now cash in on their slice of the serious money to be made from all the royal hype.

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The kingly name has its roots in the family, according to the Washington Post: