The meaning, origin and other details about Evelyn

Meanings & Origins of Evelyn

What does Evelyn mean?

  • Life in the French origin.
  • Lively; Pleasant in the Celtic origin.
  • Life in the English origin.
  • Evelyn \e-vel-yn, ev(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Evelyn), is pronounced EV-a-lin, EEV-lin. It is of Norman origin. Modern use derives from a transferred use of an English surname, from the Norman female name Aveline, from Ava. Also a variant anglicization of Irish in the French origin.

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  • There were 10376 US births last year.
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