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Evelyn (boy)

What does Evelyn mean?

Evelyn Pronunciation of Evelyn as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Evelyn) is of Norman origin. Surname used as given name. Author Evelyn Waugh's first wife was also called Evelyn; their friends referred to them as "He-Evelyn" and "She-Evelyn".


ASSOCIATED WITH norman, surname, friends



FEMININE FORMS Aibhlin, Aileen, Ava, Aveline, Avila, Effie, Eibhlin, Eileen, Evelina, Evie, Evlin



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How popular is Evelyn?

Evelyn is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#21406 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Evelyn was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #911 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aeryn, Allyn, Alyn, Arlyn, Ashlyn, Berlyn, Brenyn, Colyn, Delwyn, Devlyn, Devyn, Deyn, Edelin, Eden, Edlin, Eelia, Efryn, Eilan, Eilon, Eilwyn, Eirwyn, Elan, Eldwyn, Elon, Elven, Elvern, Elwyn, Emelen, Emelio, Emery, Emilyan (see Emil), Emlen, Emlyn, Emlynn, Erly, Ervyn, Erwyn, Esenin (see Yesenin), Ethelwyn, Euen, Evald, Evann, Even, Evered, Everet, Everlie, Everly, Evert, Everton, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evron, Evyn, Ewen, Flyn, Galyn, Garlyn, Glyn, Hamlyn, Heilyn, Kelvyn, Kelwyn, Kevyn, Melwyn, Merlyn, Nolyn, Roslyn, Selwyn, Stevyn, Teryn, Tevyn, Trevyn, Verlyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Evelyn.