Jeffrey Dean Morgan Reveals the Meaning Behind Daughter George's Controversial Name

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Negan is such a good papa! Jeffrey Dean Morgan's daddy-daughter pic with his baby girl is 100 percent feels-worthy. And if that doesn't get ya, the Walking Dead star recently revealed the meaning behind his and wife Hilarie Burton's 6-week-old daughter George's name, which is a bit eclectic, but pretty cool!

  • JDM posted his first pic of daughter George Virginia on his Instagram, and it is pure cuteness.

    "My girl. Got her daddy wrapped but good," the hot celeb dad writes in his Instagram post.

    In addition to welcoming daughter George into the world February 16, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and wife Hilarie Burton are also proud parents to an adorable 8-year-old son named Augustus ("Gus").

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  • And we're so in love!


    Jeffrey Dean Morgan already scored cool points as one of the bad-to-the-bone celebrities that ride motorcycles, but this right here is just perfection.

  • The cool papa bear also blessed us with some 411 about his daughter's name meaning -- proving great thought went into the decision.

    With tons of questions swirling about his daughter's name -- and why Jeffrey and Hilarie would choose such a moniker for their little girl -- the 51-year-old revealed the name meaning during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "It's not [a family name]," he told Jimmy. "Remember Bonanza? I mean, didn't name her Hoss. There was an episode [called] 'A Girl Named George,'" he revealed. "I loved the name, and Hilarie loved the name."

    JDM also dropped one more celebrity baby name nugget, revealing his son Gus got his title from another Western-inspired TV show. "Gus is named after Augustus McCrae on Lonesome Dove," he added. "We've got a weird Western theme going on."


  • Good stuff, Negan.

  • You know, this could be the start of a new baby name trend.

    Congrats again on your beautiful family!

  • You can check out Jeffrey's interview with Jimmy Kimmel -- including his talking about delivering his daughter (yes, really!) -- here:

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