Given Name EVANDER (1)

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευανδρος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ee-VAN-dər (English), ə-VAN-dər (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros), derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "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.

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, mythology
VARIANTS: Euandros (Greek Mythology), Evandrus (Roman Mythology)
SAME SPELLING: Evander (2)
Entry updated December 8, 2017