Enright is a family name, possibly derived from the Irish "Innreachtaigh", "Irraghty", or "indrecht".

People whose family name is or was Enright include:

  • Anne Enright — an Irish novelist
  • Barbara Enright — a professional poker player
  • Barry Enright — a professional baseball starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Corey Enright — an Australian Rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club
  • Derek Enright — a British Labour Party politician
  • D. J. Enright — a British academic, poet, novelist and critic
  • Edmund Enright — an Irish singer-songwriter better known as Mundy
  • Elizabeth Enright — an American children's author and illustrator
  • James Enright — an American professional basketball referee
  • Jo Enright — British comedian and comic actress
  • Leo J. Enright — an Irish broadcaster and veteran space commentator
  • Olwyn Enright — an Irish Fine Gael politician
  • Michael Enright, various including:
    • Michael Enright (broadcaster) — a Canadian radio broadcaster
    • Michael Enright (politician) — Irish Democratic Left politician

Famous quotes containing the word enright:

    “Must we burn Sade?” asks Mme de Beauvoir. Now that you mention it, why not? The world is littered with literature. And Sade teaches us little about human nature which we couldn’t gather from a few minutes of honest introspection.
    —D.J. Enright (b. 1920)

    Bardot, Byron, Hitler, Hemingway, Monroe, Sade: we do not require our heroes to be subtle, just to be big. Then we can depend on someone to make them subtle.
    —D.J. Enright (b. 1920)