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What does Evans mean?

Evans /evans/ as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Evans is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Evans is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -s, of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh form of Iefan.


Evans has 12 related forms via Evan: Euan, Euen, Ev, Eva, Evann, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen and Van.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Elans, Evians, ..

(female) Evansi, Evanssie, ..

How popular is Evans?

Evans is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#48 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Displayed below is the baby name history of Evans for boys. Evans reached its apex position of #568 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Evans and related names. Prominent variation forms of Evans rated in the Top 2000 are Euan, Eva, Evan (#58 a year ago), Evin, Ewan (#1174) and Van (#773). These relations of Evans were popular 5 years ago (usage of 0.55%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.37%, 31.6% less), with the version Evans becoming less trendy. Evan is more universally found than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evans, Eva, Evan, Evin, Ewan, Van in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Ean, Eann, Eban, Edan, Egan, Egann (see Egan), Eian, Elan, Eman, Eran, Etan, Evald, Evart, Evarts, Evian, Frans and Hans. These names tend to be more frequently used than Evans.