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What does Evyn mean?

Evyn Pronunciation of Evyn [evyn] as a boys' name. Evyn means "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Evyn is an alternate form of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh transcription of Iefan.

Associated with: gracious, yew (tree).


Evyn has 3 variants: Evann, Even and Evin.

11 more related forms via Evan: Euan, Euen, Ev, Eva, Evans, Evo, Ewan, Ewen, Ewy, Owen and Van.

Creative forms:
(male) Eveyn, Evyns, ..

(female) Evel, Evynd, ..

Middle name pairings:
Evyn Benedict (E.B.), ..

How popular is Evyn?

Evyn is an unusual first name for males. Evyn is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Euan, Eva, Evan (#67 a year ago), Evans, Evin (#1947), Ewan (#1284), Owen (#36) and Van (#826) are the prominent related forms of Evyn (unlisted). Adoption of these forms of Evyn was more pronounced in the year 2010 (adoption of 0.96%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.84%, down 13.2%), but with the form Evans becoming less stylish. Evan has historically been preferred by parents, though Owen is now ranked higher. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Owen, Van in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Evyn is pronounced similarly to Avon, Evian, Evion, Ivan, Ivann, Iven, Ivon and Yvon. Other suggested similar names are Alvyn, Alyn, Amyn, Arvyn, Boyn, Bryn, Davyn, Devyn, Deyn, Ean, Eann, Eban, Eben, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edvin, Edwyn, Edyn, Efryn, Egan, Egon, Eian, Eion, Ekon, Elan, Elon, Elven, Elvin, Elvyn, Elvys, Elwyn, Ely, Eman, Emlyn, Emyr, Eoin, Eon, Eran, Erin, Ern, Eron, Ervin, Ervyn, Erwyn, Eryk, Etan, Eton, Evelyn, Evron, Ewin, Ewynn, Flyn, Gavyn, Glyn, Gwyn, Irvyn, Kevyn, Lyn, Olyn, Tevyn, Wayn and Wyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Evyn.

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