Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Neil MacNeill   1967   Christy  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Neil Curtis   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Neil MacNeill   1994   Christy  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Neil Colville   1967  
(basketball) Neil Johnston   1990  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actors
Neil Patrick Harris   1973-  
Dustin Diamond (a.k.a. Neil)   1977-2021  
Matt Milne (a.k.a. Neil)   1990-  
Notable Athletes: 1 basketball, 1 cricket, 1 ice hockey, 1 soccer, 1 swimming
(ice hockey) Neil Colville   1914-1987  
(basketball) Neil Johnston   1929-1978  
(cricket) Jonty Rhodes (a.k.a. Neil)   1969-  
(swimming) Neil Willey   1976-  
(soccer) Neil Taylor   1989-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Neil Armstrong   1930-2012  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director, 1 screenwriter
Neil Simon   1927-2018  
Neil Jordan   1950-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians
Neil Diamond   1941-   rock  
Neil Young   1945-   rock  
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 playwright/author
Neil Simon   1927-2018  
Neil Gaiman   1960-  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver/gold/bronze
(bronze) Jack Taylor (a.k.a. Neil)   1952   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(gold/silver) Neil Brooks   1980; 1984   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Neil Eckersley   1984   judo  
(bronze) Neil Cochran   1984   swimming - 200 m medley; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver/gold/bronze) Neil Walker   2000; 2004   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Neil   2011   Ronnie And Neil