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.
(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)
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)
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.
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.