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Famous People Named Evelyn 

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

Which famous people named Evelyn are worth mentioning? This list includes Evelyn Waugh, Evelyn Nesbit, Evelyn Robert de Rothschild and Evelyn Keyes. To read more about these notable people named Evelyn, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 63 (1903-1966)

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, Hampstead

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (; 28 October 1903 – 10 April 1966) was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most ...more

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Evelyn Nesbit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 83 (1884-1967)

Birthplace: Tarentum, Pennsylvania

Evelyn Nesbit (born Florence Mary Nesbit; December 25, 1884 or 1885 – January 17, 1967) was an American artists' model, chorus girl, and actress. In the early part of the 20th century, Nesbit's ...more
Evelyn Robert de Rothsch... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 87
Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild (born 29 August 1931) is a British financier and a member of the Rothschild family.
Evelyn Keyes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 92 (1916-2008)

Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America

Evelyn Louise Keyes (November 20, 1916 – July 4, 2008) was an American film actress. She is best known for her role as Suellen O'Hara in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.
Evelyn Lory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
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Evelyn King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Evelyn "Champagne" King (born July 1, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is best known for her hit disco single "Shame", which was released in ...more

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Evelyn Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 24 (1978-2002)

Birthplace: El Salvador, Philippines

Evelyn Glennie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 53

Birthplace: Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso multi-percussionist, performing internationally with a wide variety of orchestras and contemporary musicians. She ...more
Evelyn Brent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 74 (1901-1975)

Birthplace: Tampa, USA, Florida

Evelyn Brent (born Mary Elizabeth Riggs; October 20, 1895– June 4, 1975) was an American film and stage actress.
Evelyn Ashford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 61

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana

Evelyn Ashford (born April 15, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American retired track and field athlete, the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash. She ran under the 11-second barrier ...more
Evelyn Ankers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 67 (1918-1985)

Birthplace: Valparaíso, Chile

Evelyn Felisa Ankers (August 17, 1918 – August 29, 1985) was an American actress who often played variations on the role of the cultured young leading lady in the many American horror films ...more
Evelyn Fox Keller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Evelyn Fox Keller (born March 20, 1936) is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of ...more
Evelyn Lozada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Evelyn Alexandra Lozada is an American television personality. She is one of the five main cast members in the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives since its premiere in 2010.
Evelyn Venable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 80 (1913-1993)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Evelyn Venable (October 18, 1913 – November 15, 1993) was an American actress. In addition to starring in several films in the 1930s and 1940s, she was also the voice and model for the Blue ...more
Evelyn Underhill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 66 (1875-1941)

Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian ...more
Evelyn Dall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Evelyn Dall (January 8, 1918 – March 10, 2010) was an American singer and actress.
Evelyn seeks to escape h... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Rudie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 69

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Evelyn Rudie (born Evelyn Rudie Bernauer, March 28, 1949) is an American playwright, director, songwriter, film and television actress, and teacher. Since 1973, she has been the co-artistic ...more
Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherl... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland Dec. at 53 (1855-1908)

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland (September 15, 1855 – December 24, 1908) was an American journalist, author and playwright.
Evelyn Sharma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Age: 32

Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Evelyn Lakshmi Sharma is a German-Indian actress and model.
Evelyn Cortez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Cortez Age: 41
Evelyn Lambart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)

Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Ottawa Valley, Ottawa, Americas

Evelyn Lambart (23 July 1914 – 3 April 1999) was a Canadian animator and technical director with the National Film Board of Canada, known for her early collaborations with Norman McLaren as well ...more
Evelyn Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Smith Dec. at 10 (1920-1930)
Evelyn Laye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 96 (1900-1996)

Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London, England

Evelyn Laye, CBE (10 July 1900 – 17 February 1996) was an English actress who was active on the London light opera stage, and later in New York and Hollywood. Her first husband, actor Sonnie ...more
Evelyn Hart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Hart Age: 62

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Evelyn Hart is a Canadian ballerina and former principal dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.