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Famous People Named Duke

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Duke are out there? This list of celebrities named Duke will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Dukes below include actors named Duke and athletes named Duke, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Duke who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Dukes below include Duke Snider, Duke Ellington, and Duke Dumont.
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  • Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Snider

    Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider (September 19, 1926 – February 27, 2011), nicknamed "The Silver... more on Wikipedia

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    #38 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time#54 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Ellington

    Dec. at 75 (1899-1974)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Duke Dumont is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceRayners Lane, United Kingdom

    Adam George Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and deep house... more on Wikipedia

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  • Duke Kahanamoku is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Kahanamoku

    Dec. at 78 (1890-1968)

    BirthplaceWaikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) was a Native... more on Wikipedia

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  • Duke Robillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceWoonsocket, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Michael John "Duke" Robillard (born October 4, 1948) is an American guitarist and singer. He... more on Wikipedia

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    #39 of 75 The Best Musical Artists From Rhode Island#54 of 162 The Best Rockabilly Bands and Artists

  • Duke Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Randall Harold "Duke" Cunningham (born December 8, 1941) is an American politician, jet... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Droese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceLodi, California

    Michael David Droese (born August 20, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler and... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Levine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Duke
    Duke Levine (born November 29, 1961) is an American guitarist, known primarily for his rock... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Tumatoe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Bill Fiorio, a.k.a. Duke Tumatoe, is an American blues guitarist and singer, who was an early... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Pearson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Pearson

    Dec. at 48 (1932-1980)

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson Jr. (August 17, 1932 – August 4, 1980) was an American jazz... more on Wikipedia

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  • Duke York is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke York

    Dec. at 44 (1908-1952)

    BirthplaceDanby, New York, United States of America

    Duke York (born Charles Everest Sinsabaugh, October 17, 1908 – January 24, 1952), known... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Fishman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Fishman

    Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)

    BirthplaceChina

    Duke Fishman was an actor.
  • Duke Preston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Raymond Newton Preston III (born June 12, 1982 in San Diego, California) is a former American... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Welker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Welker

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceKirkland, Washington

    Matthew Scott "Duke" Welker is a professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
  • Duke Garwood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Garwood

    Duke Garwood is a London based, English multi-instrumentalist.
  • Duke Erikson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceLyons, Nebraska, United States of America

    Douglas Elwin "Duke" Erikson (born January 15, 1951, in Nebraska) is an American musician,... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke DuVall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Duke
    Born in Clarksville, Missouri Duke DuVall is a Television host for the program "Conquering...
  • Duke Goldstone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Goldstone

    Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska

    Duke Goldstone is a film and television director, film producer and television editor.
  • Duke Special is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Duke
    Duke Special (born Peter Wilson; 4 January 1971) is a songwriter and performer based in... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Keats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Keats

    Dec. at 77 (1895-1972)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Gordon Blanchard "Duke, Iron Duke" Keats (March 1, 1895 – January 16, 1972) was a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Moore

    Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)
  • Duke McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    Duke McKenzie, (born 5 May 1963) is a British former professional boxer who competed from... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Stroud is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Duke Summer Stroud (born April 14, 1938) is an American actor who has appeared on screen since... more on Wikipedia
  • Duke Jordan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke Jordan

    Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Irving Sidney "Duke" Jordan (April 1, 1922 – August 8, 2006) was an American jazz pianist.
  • Duke McCurry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Duke

    Duke McCurry

    Dec. at 65 (1900-1965)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Francis Joseph "Frank, Duke" McCurry (June 13, 1900 – November 8, 1965) was a professional ice... more on Wikipedia
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