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Meaning and name origin
Evan \e-van\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Evan), is pronounced EV-an. It is of Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evan is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Welsh variant of Iefan, a later form of Ieuan, from John. As a Scottish name it is a variant of Euan. In Celtic, the name means "young warrior". It is also used as a short form of Evangelos, which means "good messenger" in Greek. In Hebrew, Evan means "rock".
There is 1 feminine form of Evan: Vanna.
Evan is a very popular first name for males (#312 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8302 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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