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Meaning and name origin

Evlyn \e-vl-yn, ev-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Hebrew and Norman origin, and the meaning of Evlyn is "life, animal". Evlyn is a variant of Eve (Latin, Hebrew): English form of the name derived via Latin  va (see Eva), from Hebrew Havva (see Hava). Also a variant of Evelyn (Norman): modern use derives from a transferred use of an English surname, from the Norman female name Aveline, from Ava.


Evlyn has 4 variant forms: Evleen, Evlin, Evline, Evlynn.


Evlyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Evlyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Evelyn (#16) and Eve (#460). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eve, Evelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Evlyn is also pronounced similarly to Avlynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Edlyn, Ellyn, Elyn, Emlyn, Evalin, Evalyn, Evalynn, Evelin, Evelyne, Evelynn and Evilyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Evlyn.