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What does Evlyn mean?

Evlyn /evlyn/ as a girls' name. Evlyn's root is Norman, and Evlyn means "life, animal". Evlyn is an alternate spelling of Eve (Latin, Hebrew) with the suffix -lyn. Evlyn is also a derivative of Evelyn (Norman).


Evlyn has 4 variants: Evleen, Evlin, Evline and Evlynn.

Evlyn has 24 more related forms via Eve, Evelyn: Eva, Evaleen, Evalin, Evalina, Evaline, Evalyn, Evalynn, Eveleen, Evelene, Evelia, Evelin, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyne, Evelynn, Evelynne, Evey, Evie, Evilyn, Evita, Evonne, Evvie, Evvy and Evy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Elvlyn, Evayn, ..

(male) Evlan, Evlynne, ..

How popular is Evlyn?

Evlyn is an uncommon first name for women. Evlyn is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Evlyn for girls. Evlyn entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #1378 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Evlyn and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Evlyn ranked in the Top 2000 are Evelyn (#16 the previous year), Eva (#82), Evelynn (#434), Eve (#460), Evie (#501), Evalyn (#834), Evalynn (#1187), Evelina (#1493), Evelin (#1676), Evita, Evonne, Evalina, Evaline, Eveline, Evelene, Evelyne and Evelynne. These relations of Evlyn reached the height of their popularity 104 years ago (average #1283) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1371, 33.3% less usage), with the version Evelin falling out of fashion. Evelynn, Evie, Eve and Evalyn are four of the more trendy names for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evlyn, Eva, Evalina, Evaline, Evalyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evalynn, Eve, Evelene, Evelin, Evelina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eveline, Evelyn, Evelyne, Evelynn, Evelynne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evie, Evita, Evonne in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Evlyn is alike in pronunciation to Avlynn. Other suggested similar names are Ailyn, Allyn, Arlyn, Avalyn, Avelyn, Bevlyn, Calyn, Delyn, Edlin, Edlyn, Edlynn, Edyn, Eilin, Eily, Eiryn, Elan, Elen, Elin, Ellan, Ellen, Ellin, Ellon, Elly, Ellyn, Elon, Elyn, Elynn, Emalyn, Emblyn, Emelyn, Emlyn, Emlynn, Eryn, Ethlyn, Evan, Evon, Glyn, Ivalyn, Jalyn, Jolyn, Kalyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Evlyn.