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What does Ev mean?

Ev Pronunciation of Ev as a name for boys has the meaning "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Ev is a version of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh respelling of Iefan.


ASSOCIATED WITH gracious, yew (tree)


RELATED FORMS VIA EVAN Euan, Euen, Eva, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewy, Van



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How popular is Ev?

Ev is an unusual first name for men. Ev is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Evan (#86 VIA LATEST LIST), Van (#827), Ewan (#1603), Euan, Eva, Evans and Evin are the prominent varying forms of Ev (NOT IN TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Ev were popular as baby names in the year 2009 (ADOPTION OF 0.55%) and are now significantly less common (ADOPTION 0.26%, 52% LESS), with the form Evans becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Ev is pronounced similarly to Ave, Ive and Yves. Other recommended sound-alike names are Eb, Ed, Em, Ep (see Ephraim) and Erv. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ev.

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