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What does Evalyn mean?

Evalyn Pronunciation of Evalyn [eva-lyn] as a girls' name is of Norman derivation. Evalyn is an alternate form of Evelyn (Norman).


Evalyn has 13 variants: Aveline, Evaleen, Evalin, Evaline, Evalynn, Eveleen, Evelene, Evelin, Eveline, Evelyne, Evelynn, Evelynne and Evilyn.

7 more related forms via Evelyn: Evalina, Evelina, Evleen, Evlin, Evline, Evlyn and Evlynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Erolyn, Eulyn, ..

(male) Evaton, Evawin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Evalyn Joan (E.J.), ..

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. Demographics)

Evalyn reached its highest position of #497 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #870 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evalyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evalyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Evelyn (#15 a year ago), Evelynn (#441), Evalynn (#1068), Evelina (#1346), Evaline, Evelynne, Evlyn, Evelyne, Evelene, Evalina, Eveline and Evelin are the prominent alternative forms of Evalyn (#870 a year ago). Adoption of these forms of Evalyn was at its highest 95 years ago (median #1445) and is somewhat lower today (#1518, down 48%), with the form Evelin becoming somewhat outmoded. Evelynn and Evalyn are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evalyn, Evalina, Evaline, Evalynn, Evelene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evelin, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyn, Evelyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evelynn, Evelynne, Evlyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evelina, Evelyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Evalyn is pronounced similarly to Avalon, Avalyn, Avalynn, Avelyn and Ivalyn. Other suggested similar names are Adalyn, Adelyn, Ailyn, Aislyn, Arlyn, Ashlyn, Calyn, Catlyn, Charlyn, Coralyn, Daelyn, Darlyn, Doralyn, Eadin, Edlin, Edlyn, Edlynn, Eily, Elayne, Elen, Ellen, Ellon, Ellyn, Elyn, Emalene, Emalie, Emalyn, Emblyn, Emelen, Emelyn, Emlyn, Emlynn, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmelyn, Emylynn, Enaya, Etain, Ethlyn, Ethlynn, Eurfyn (see Eurfron), Eva, Evadne, Evan, Evanna, Evanne, Evanny, Evey, Evlaliya (see Eulalia), Evon, Geralyn, Jaclyn, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Kaelyn, Kalyn, Kamlyn, Karlyn, Kaylyn, Madlyn, Merlyn, Rosalyn, Royalyn, Rozalyn, Rozlyn, Tamlyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Evalyn.

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