Variant of Evandrus
, Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros)
which meant "good man", derived from Greek ευ
"good" and ανηρ (aner)
"man" (genitive ανδρος
). In Roman mythology
Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was later built.