Meaning and name origin
Ev \ev\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Ev is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Ev is a variant of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh variant of Iefan, a later form of Ieuan, from John.
Ev is not a popular first name for males 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 boy name Ev and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Evan (#58). (2014 statistics).