Meaning and name origin
Evans \e-va-ns\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evans is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Evans is a variant of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh variant of Iefan, a later form of Ieuan, from John.
Evans is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#48 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Evans for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Evans and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Evan (#58) and Evans. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Evann. Like Evans, this name is not commonly used.