What does Evelyn mean?
Evelyn [eve-lyn] 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".
Evelyn has 1 variant: Evelin.Creative forms:
(male) Evelon, Evewyn, ..
(female) Evele, Evemy, .. Middle name pairings:
Evelyn Kenny (E.K.), ..
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. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar 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.