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