Gender Feminine
Scripts Εβελίνα(Greek) Эвелина(Russian) Евелина(Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. ehv-ə-LEE-nə(English) eh-veh-LEE-na(Italian, Swedish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinate form of Aveline. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel Evelina (1778). It is often regarded as a variant of the related name Evelyn or an elaboration of Eve.

Related Names

VariantsAvaline, Aveline(English)
DiminutivesLina(English) Lina(Italian) Evy(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesEvelína(Czech) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Eveliina(Finnish) Évelyne, Eveline(French) Ava, Evelin(German) Ava, Avelina, Aveza, Avila(Germanic) Evelin(Hungarian) Aileen, Eibhlín, Eileen(Irish) Evelīna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Ewelina(Polish) Aileen(Scottish) Èibhlin(Scottish Gaelic) Evelína(Slovak)
Same SpellingEvelína, Evelīna


People think this name is

youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Sweden: February 12


Entry updated April 5, 2022