Villagers in Hetton-le-Hole in County Durham can boast remarkably strong ties to the new royal baby. Kate Middleton's great-grandparents were born there and many of their descendants - her cousins - still live there. They are now related to the future king.
The latest addition to the royal family has been named Prince George Alexander Louis, but where did the Prince get his names?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace said.
With the imminent arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's firstborn here are some of the more unusual facts about royal babies.