What does Evy mean?
Evy /evy/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Evy's roots are Latin and Hebrew, and Evy means "life, animal". Evy is a version of Eve (Latin, Hebrew). Evoy is a conventional surname.
How popular is Evy?
Evy is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Evy is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Evy (not in Top 1000) are Aoife, Ebba, Eva (#82 last year), Eve (#460), Evelina, Eveline, Evelyn (#16), Evette, Evie (#501) and Evonne. Forms like Evvie are uncommon. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3383%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2941%, down 13.1%), with the forms Ebba and Evette becoming less trendy. Eva (#82), Eve (#460), Evelyn (#16) and Evie (#501) are four of the more fashionable birth names among these, with these names enjoying a revival in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Evy and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)