Given Name EVELYN

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English, German
PRONOUNCED: EV-ə-lin (English), EEV-lin (British English), EEV-ə-lin (British English), E-və-leen (German)   [details]

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.

Categories

Divergent characters, Doctor Who companions, male to female, Pokemon characters, surnames, top 10 in the US
VARIANTS: Evaline, Evalyn, Eveline, Eveleen (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Evie, Evvie (English)
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
2016
  Canada (BC)
2015
  England and Wales
2015
  Italy
2015
  Mexico
2013
  New Zealand
2015
  Norway
not
ranked
2015