Gender Feminine
Scripts Εβελίνα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ehv-ə-LEE-nə(English)
eh-veh-LEE-na(Italian, Swedish)
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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 & CulturesAva, Avelina, Aveza, Avila(Ancient Germanic) Evelína(Czech) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Eveliina(Finnish) Évelyne, Eveline(French) Ava, Evelin(German) Evelin(Hungarian) Aileen, Eibhlín, Eileen(Irish) Evelīna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Ewelina(Polish) Aileen(Scottish) Evelína(Slovak)
Same SpellingEvelína, Evelīna

Popularity

People think this name is

youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Sweden: February 12

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Entry updated November 20, 2020