EVELYN
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English, German
PRONOUNCED: EV-ə-lin (English), EV-lin (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which was derived from the given name AVELINE. In the 17th century when it was first used as a given name it was more common for boys, but it is now regarded as mainly feminine due to association with the related name Evelina.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Evaline, Evalyn, Eveleen, Eveline (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Evie, Evvie (English)
Popularity
United States  ranked #20 
England/Wales  ranked #57 
Canada (BC)  ranked #38 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #64 
New Zealand  ranked #69