Namesakes

Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Robert Menzies (a.k.a. Gordon)   1939-1941; 1949-1966  
British Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Gordon Brown   2007-2010  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 song of the year
(song of the year) Gordon Matthew "Sting" Sumner   1984   Every Breath You Take  
Hall-of-Famers: 5 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Gordon "Duke" Keats   1958  
(ice hockey) Gord "Phat" Wilson (a.k.a. Gordon)   1962  
(ice hockey) Gordon Roberts   1971  
(ice hockey) Gordie Howe (a.k.a. Gordon)   1972  
(ice hockey) Gordie Drillon (a.k.a. Gordon)   1975  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 4 hurricanes, 1 storm
Hurricane Gordon   1994  
Hurricane Gordon   2000  
Hurricane Gordon   2006  
Hurricane Gordon   2012  
Storm Gordon   2018  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Gordie Howe (a.k.a. Gordon)   1952; 1953; 1957; 1958; 1960; 1963   ice hockey  
New Zealand Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Gordon Coates   1925-1928  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Gordon Tootoosis   1941-2011  
Notable Athletes: 5 ice hockey, 3 rugby, 2 soccer
(ice hockey) Gordon Roberts   1891-1966  
(ice hockey) Gordon "Duke" Keats   1895-1972  
(ice hockey) Gord "Phat" Wilson (a.k.a. Gordon)   1895-1970  
(ice hockey) Gordie Drillon (a.k.a. Gordon)   1913-1986  
(ice hockey) Gordie Howe (a.k.a. Gordon)   1928-2016  
(soccer) Gordon Banks   1937-  
(rugby) James Pritchard (a.k.a. Gordon)   1979-  
(soccer) Gordon Schildenfeld   1985-  
(rugby) Gordon Reid   1987-  
(rugby) Gordon McRorie   1988-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Gordon Bowker   c. 1947-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Gordon Ramsay   1966-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Gordon Matthew "Sting" Sumner   1951-     
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 poet
Lord Byron (a.k.a. Gordon)   1788-1824  
J. G. Farrell (a.k.a. Gordon)   1935-1979  
Olympic Medalists: 6 silver, 4 gold, 1 bronze, 1 gold/silver/bronze
(gold/silver/bronze) Bevil Rudd (a.k.a. Gordon)   1920   400 m; 4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(silver) Gordon Goodwin   1924   10 km walk  
(gold) Douglas Lowe (a.k.a. Gordon)   1924; 1928   800 m  
(silver) Gordon Aitchison   1936   basketball  
(silver) Gordon Dunn   1936   discus throw  
(gold) Gordon Carpenter   1948   basketball  
(silver) George Avery (a.k.a. Gordon)   1948   triple jump  
(gold) Gordy Giovanelli (a.k.a. Gordon)   1948   rowing  
(silver) Gordon Pirie   1956   5000 m  
(gold) Murray Halberg (a.k.a. Gordon)   1960   5000 m  
(bronze) Gordon Downie   1976   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Gord Hynes (a.k.a. Gordon)   1992   ice hockey  
Other Leaders: 1 premier, 1 prime minister
Premier Hugh Gordon Cummins   1958-1961   Barbados  
Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai   2009-2010   Hungary  
Other Religious Leaders: 1 leader
Gordon B. Hinckley   1995-2008   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints