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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Emil there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Emil to show that Emils have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Emils on this list might spell their name as Emile, so this list also includes famous people named Emile. From actors named Emil to athletes named Emil, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Emil. This list includes well-known Emils like Into the Wild actor Emile Hirsch, American professional boxer Emile Griffith, and English football player Emile Heskey.

Emile Hirsch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Hirsch Emile Davenport Hirsch is an American film actor, whose works include Into the Wild, Lone Survivor, Milk, Prince Avalanche, The Motel Life, Speed Racer and the A&E networks simulcast ...more

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Emile Griffith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Griffith Emile Alphonse Griffith was a professional boxer from the U.S. Virgin Islands who became a world champion in the welterweight and middleweight classes. His best known contest was a 1962 title ...more

Emile Heskey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Heskey Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey is an English professional footballer who plays for Bolton Wanderers as a striker. Before joining the club, he made more than 500 appearances in the Football League ...more

Emil Cioran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Cioran Emil Michel Cioran was a Romanian philosopher and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French. Cioran was born in Rășinari, Sibiu County, which was part of Austria-Hungary at the ...more

Émile Durkheim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Durkheim David Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist, social psychologist and philosopher. He formally established the academic discipline and — with Karl Marx and Max Weber — is commonly cited ...more

Emil Gilels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Gilels Emil Grigoryevich Gilels was a Soviet pianist, widely regarded one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.

Emil Hegle Svendsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Hegle Svendsen Emil Hegle Svendsen is a Norwegian biathlete. He won two gold medals and one silver at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He has won five individual gold medals and six relay gold medals at ...more

Émile Zola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Zola Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French writer, the most well-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of ...more

Emil Zátopek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Zátopek Emil Zátopek was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres ...more

Emile Berliner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Berliner Emile Berliner or Emil Berliner was a German-born American inventor. He is best known for developing the disc record gramophone. He founded the Berliner Gramophone Company in 1895, The ...more

Emil Jannings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Jannings Emil Jannings was a Swiss-born German/Austrian actor. He was the first Oscar recipient and the only German actor ever honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor, at the 1929 ceremony. Best ...more

Emil Grunzweig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Grunzweig Emil Grunzweig was an Israeli teacher and peace activist affiliated with the Peace Now movement. He became an icon of the Israeli left after he was killed by a grenade thrown at a peace rally in ...more

Emil Kostadinov is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Kostadinov Emil Lubtchov Kostadinov is a former Bulgarian football striker, former member of the Bulgaria national team for which he played in two World Cups. He shares his birthdate with another legendary ...more

Emile Verhaeren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Verhaeren Emile Verhaeren was a Belgian poet who wrote in the French language, and one of the chief founders of the school of Symbolism.

Emil Sitko is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Sitko Emil "Red" Sitko was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 7, 1923. He was of Polish descent. He earned the nickname of "Red" due to his red hair. He attended Central High ...more

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Emile Christian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Christian Emile Joseph Christian was an early jazz trombonist; he also played cornet and string bass. He also wrote a number of tunes, including "Meet Me At the Green Goose", "Satanic ...more

Emil Kyulev is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Kyulev Emil Kyulev was a Bulgarian banker, owner of DZI bank. Kyulev was the President of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Swimming Federation. Kyulev was a former elite swimmer and also a ...more

Emil Racoviță is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Racoviță Emil Racoviță was a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life. Together with Grigore Antipa, he was one of ...more

Emil Thuy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Thuy Emil Thuy, Pour le Merite, Württemberg's Order of Military Merit, House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross First and Second Class, was one of the leading German fighter aces of World War I, ...more

Emil von Sauer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil von Sauer Emil Georg Conrad von Sauer was a notable German composer, pianist, score editor, and music teacher. He was a pupil of Franz Liszt and one of the most distinguished pianists of his generation. ...more

Emile Prud'homme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Emil

Emil Hurezeanu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Hurezeanu Emil Horaţiu Hurezeanu is a Romanian journalist and writer.

Emile Meyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Meyer Emile Meyer was an American actor usually known for tough, aggressive, authoritative characters in Hollywood films from the 1950s era, mostly in westerns or thrillers. He provided such ...more

Émile Cohl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Cohl Émile Cohl, born Émile Eugène Jean Louis Courtet, was a French caricaturist of the largely forgotten Incoherent Movement, cartoonist, and animator, called "The Father ...more

Emil Theodor Kocher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Theodor Kocher Emil Theodor Kocher was a Swiss physician and medical researcher who received the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid. ...more

Emil Fackenheim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Fackenheim Emil Ludwig Fackenheim was a noted Jewish philosopher and Reform rabbi. Born in Halle, Germany, he was arrested by Nazis on the night of 9 November 1938, known as Kristallnacht. Briefly interned ...more

Emile Ardolino is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Ardolino Emile Ardolino was an American film director, choreographer, and producer, best known for his films Dirty Dancing and Sister Act.

Emil Otto Hoppé is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Otto Hoppé Emil Otto Hoppé was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born to a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 to ...more

Emil Gargorov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Gargorov Emil Gargorov is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Lokomotiv Sofia.

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Emile Ford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Ford Emile Ford is a musician and singer, who was popular in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s and early 1960s as the leader of Emile Ford & the Checkmates.

Emil von Reznicek is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil von Reznicek Emil Nikolaus Joseph, Freiherr von Reznicek was an Austrian late Romantic composer of Czech ancestry.

Emil Hallfreðsson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Hallfreðsson Emil Hallfreðsson is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a central midfielder or left winger for Serie A club Verona.

Emil Schult is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Schult Emil Schult is a German painter, poet and musician. He is most famous for his collaborations with the electronic music band Kraftwerk. He has created most of their sleeve designs since 1973. He ...more

Emil Artin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Artin Emil Artin was an Austrian-American mathematician.

Emil Sitka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Sitka Emil Sitka was a veteran American actor who appeared in hundreds of movies, short films, and television shows, and is best known for his numerous appearances with The Three Stooges—nearly 40. He ...more

Emil Adolf von Behring is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Adolf von Behring Emil von Behring was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one awarded, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxin. He was widely known as ...more

Émile Bouchard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Bouchard Joseph Émile Alcide "Butch" Bouchard, CM, CQ was a Canadian ice hockey player who played defence with the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League from 1941 to 1956. He ...more

Emil Hácha is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Hácha Emil Hácha was a Czech lawyer, the third President of Czechoslovakia from 1938 to 1939. From March 1939, his country was under the control of the Germans and was known as the Protectorate ...more

Émile Loubet is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Loubet Émile François Loubet was the 8th President of France. Trained in law, he became Mayor of Montélimar, where he was noted as a forceful orator. He was elected to the Chamber ...more

Emil Maurice is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Maurice Emil Maurice was an early member of the National Socialist German Workers Party and a founding member of the SS. Together with Erich Kempka, he served as one of Hitler's personal chauffeurs. ...more

Emil Lederer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Lederer Emil Lederer was a Bohemian-born German economist and sociologist. Purged from his position at Humboldt University of Berlin in 1933 for being Jewish, Lederer fled into exile. He helped ...more

Émile Louis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Louis Émile Louis was a French bus driver and the prime suspect in the disappearance of seven young women in the département of Yonne, Burgundy, in the late 1970s. In 2000 Louis ...more

Emil Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Emil

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Emil Forsberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Forsberg Emil Forsberg is a Swedish footballer who plays for RB Leipzig as a winger.

Émile Ntamack is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Ntamack Émile "Milou" Ntamack is a former rugby union footballer who played professionally for Stade Toulousain and France, winning 46 caps. He made his French debut against Wales ...more

Emile Derlin Zinsou is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Derlin Zinsou Emile Derlin Zinsou is a Beninese political figure who was the President of Dahomey from 17 July 1968 until 10 December 1969, supported by the military regime that took power in 1967. Zinsou ...more

Émile Nouguier is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Émile Nouguier Émile Nouguier was a French civil engineer and architect. He is famous for co-designing the Eiffel Tower, built 1887–1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France, the Garabit ...more

Emile Boutroux is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Boutroux Étienne Émile Marie Boutroux was an eminent 19th century French philosopher of science and religion, and an historian of philosophy. He was a firm opponent of materialism in ...more

Emile Barnes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emile Barnes Emile Barnes was a New Orleans jazz clarinetist. Barnes studied under Lorenzo Tio Jr., Alphonse Picou, George Baquet, and Louis Nelson Delisle. Active professionally in New Orleans by 1908, he ...more

Emil Leon Post is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Emil
Emil Leon Post Emil Leon Post was an American mathematician and logician. He is best known for his work in the field that eventually became known as computability theory.