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Famous People Named Emily

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If your name is Emily, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Emily, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Emily can you think of? The famous Emilys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Emily, athletes named Emily, and even political figures named Emily. The music industry is no stranger to the name Emily, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Emily are worth mentioning? This list includes Emily Blunt, Emily VanCamp, Emily Deschanel and Emily Ratajkowski. To read more about these notable people named Emily, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
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  • Emily Scott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Emily
    Emily Scott is a founding partner and director of Plum TV, LLC, a television station network...
  • Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff

    Dec. at 83 (1814-1897)
    Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff (3 November 1814 – 20 March 1897) was a pioneer in the movement for... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Armstrong

    Dec. at 69 (1880-1949)
    Emily Frances Armstrong (c. 1880 – 14 April 1949) was a British victim of an unsolved murder.... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Arnold McCully is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceGalesburg, Illinois

    Emily Arnold McCully (born July 1, 1939) is an American writer and illustrator who is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Barclay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplacePlymouth, England

    Emily Barclay (born 24 October 1984 in Plymouth, UK) is an English-born, New Zealand AFI award... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Bergl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceMilton Keynes, United Kingdom

    Emily Bergl (born Anne Emily Bergl, 25 April 1975) is an English-American actress. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Bissell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Bissell

    Dec. at 87 (1861-1948)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    Emily Perkins Bissell (May 31, 1861 – March 8, 1948) was an American social worker and... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Blackwell

    Dec. at 84 (1826-1910)

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    Emily Blackwell (October 8, 1826 – September 7, 1910) was the second woman to earn a medical... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Blunt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceRoehampton, London, United Kingdom

    Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English-American actress. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Booth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Booth

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceChester, England

    Emily Katherine Booth (born 26 April 1976), also known by her stage name Emily "Bouff"... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Brontë is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Brontë

    Dec. at 30 (1818-1848)

    BirthplaceThornton, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    Emily Jane Brontë (, commonly ; 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Browning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Emily Jane Browning (born 7 December 1988) is an Australian actress and singer. Browning made... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Brydon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceFernie, Canada

    Emily Brydon (born April 21, 1980 in Fernie, British Columbia) is a Canadian former alpine... more on Wikipedia

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    #182 of 235 The Best Olympic Athletes in Alpine Skiing#144 of 210 The Best Olympic Athletes from Canada

  • Emily Carr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Carr

    Dec. at 74 (1871-1945)

    BirthplaceVictoria, Canada

    Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer inspired by... more on Wikipedia

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    #93 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists#16 of 46 Famous Post-Impressionist Artists

  • Emily Corrie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Emily
    Emily Corrie (born 1978) is a British former sailor and actress. She is known in the United... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Davenport is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Davenport

    Emily Goss Davenport (April 29, 1810 in Brandon, Vermont – October 5, 1862 in Brandon,... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Davison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Davison

    Dec. at 41 (1872-1913)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was an English suffragette who fought... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Deschanel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Emily Erin Deschanel (; born October 11, 1976) is an American actress, director and producer.... more on Wikipedia

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    #168 of 201 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With#152 of 256 The Best Actresses Working Today

  • Emily Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Dickinson

    Dec. at 56 (1830-1886)

    BirthplaceAmherst, Massachusetts

    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Dickinson... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Robison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplacePittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Emily Burns Strayer (née Erwin, before Robison; born August 16, 1972) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Fitzroy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Fitzroy

    Dec. at 94 (1860-1954)

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Emily Fitzroy (24 May 1860 – 3 March 1954) was an English theatre and film actress who... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Frances is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceMalibu, California, United States of America

    Emily Frances is a former news entertainment anchor for WPIX in New York City. Currently, she... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Freeman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Freeman

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceHuddersfield, United Kingdom

    Emily Kaye Freeman (born 24 November 1980) is a retired British athlete from West Yorkshire,... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Giffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Emily Fisk Giffin (born March 20, 1972) is an American author of several novels commonly... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Gould is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Emily

    Emily Gould

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceSilver Spring, Maryland

    Emily Gould (born October 13, 1981) is an American author, novelist and blogger who rose to... more on Wikipedia
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