What does Evalyn mean?
Evalyn /eva-lyn/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Norman derivation. Evalyn is an alternate form of Evelyn (Norman) with the prefix Eva-.
How popular is Evalyn?
Evalyn is a very popular first name for women (#1786 out of 4276, Top 42%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Evalyn for girls. Evalyn reached its highest position of #489 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #834 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Evelyn (#16 a year ago), Evelynn (#434), Eve (#460), Evie (#501), Evelyne, Evelina, Evaline, Evelin, Effie and Eveline are the prominent alternative forms of Evalyn (#834 a year ago). Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.327%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2505%, down 23.4%), with the forms Evelin, Effie, Evelyne and Evalyn becoming less stylish. Evelynn (#434), Evie (#501), Eve (#460) and Evelyn (#16) are four of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these, with Eve, Evelyn and Evie enjoying a rebound in popularity. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Evalyn and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)