Name Meaning

Traditionally an English last name, it used to be a boys' name, but now is typically used for girls. May also be a combination of the names Eve (this "first woman" moniker is connected with the Hebrew for "life" or "living") and Lynn.


Celtic, English, French, Irish


Bird, Surname, Artists, Hispanic, Cute, Popular, Middle





Famous Namesakes

Track star Evelyn Ashford, Writer Evelyn Scott

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Ray Charles, Daughter of Jason Bay, Daughter of Debi Mazar, Daughter of Bruce Willis

Popularity in 2019


Related Names

Evelyne, Eveline, Evelina, Evalyn, Evaline, Evalina, Evaleen, Eeva

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