Derived from the surname Aveline meaning hazelnut in modern French and desired one in ancient Germanic, Evelyn is an English name.

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Evelyn Name Meaning

A derivative of the surname Aveline, Evelyn is a surprise unisex moniker, though much more popular among little girls these days. With a meaning like beauty or beautiful bird, she has a background as lovely as she is.

Evelyn managed to crack the U.S. Top 10 for the first time since 1915 in 2017 thanks to her old-school charm and mega-popular -lyn ending that fits in with the likes of Madelyn and Adelyn. She also has the trendy V sound we see in popular choices Olivia and Ava. Evelyn is undoubtedly feminine for those on the fence because of her masculine history, easily holding her own in a sea of ultra-girly monikers like Isabella or Sophia thanks to her delicate sound.

For parents all about the surname as a first name trend but feeling iffy about using traditional surnames like Spencer or Mavis, Evelyn is the perfect solution to your conundrum. She is technically a surname, though much more recognizable today as a first name.

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Evelyn is also bursting with nickname options including Evy, Ev, and Lynn. Related Ev- names include Evelina, Eva, Eve, and Evie. Charlotte, Amelia, and Violet are names with a similar charm to Evelyn.


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Year Rank # Births % Births 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
17 3,766 1.0696%
16 4,057 1.0895%
13 5,618 1.114%
12 6,680 1.1782%
11 8,504 1.2203%
10 11,594 1.2761%
11 11,889 1.2308%
11 12,529 1.2524%
11 13,486 1.2566%
11 13,321 1.2722%
12 13,832 1.244%
12 14,275 1.2466%
13 13,314 1.1951%
12 13,173 1.1761%
12 13,354 1.15%
12 12,503 1.1062%
13 11,776 1.0707%
15 11,497 1.0386%
17 10,532 0.9843%
19 9,879 0.9538%
19 9,536 0.9129%
24 8,487 0.8599%
23 7,958 0.8055%
30 6,944 0.7453%
29 6,978 0.7218%
31 6,559 0.6749%
34 6,108 0.6341%
36 5,752 0.5837%
38 5,690 0.5558%
40 5,324 0.5234%
48 4,981 0.4686%
50 4,927 0.4378%
53 4,936 0.3909%
53 4,908 0.376%
57 4,508 0.3637%
57 4,370 0.3583%
65 4,886 0.3311%
72 5,240 0.3139%
74 4,840 0.3032%
80 4,522 0.2811%
86 4,269 0.2651%
88 4,226 0.2492%
90 4,149 0.2377%
94 4,056 0.2292%
110 3,943 0.2157%
112 3,808 0.207%
120 3,739 0.198%
125 3,625 0.1884%
134 3,259 0.1724%
134 3,259 0.1715%
137 3,216 0.1697%
146 2,927 0.155%
153 2,761 0.1504%
159 2,547 0.1419%
163 2,360 0.1341%
176 1,971 0.1205%
177 1,840 0.1178%
184 1,700 0.112%
192 1,611 0.1073%
214 1,422 0.0923%
214 1,443 0.0907%
233 1,260 0.0839%
254 1,032 0.0758%
249 983 0.0758%
273 903 0.0695%
278 832 0.0647%
283 782 0.0607%
288 800 0.0593%
283 794 0.0591%
285 828 0.0587%
290 826 0.0565%
246 982 0.0668%
198 1,348 0.0902%
222 1,104 0.0748%
243 1,012 0.068%
230 1,094 0.0721%
242 1,044 0.0692%
255 966 0.0633%
238 1,082 0.0694%
240 1,119 0.0693%
222 1,254 0.0757%
224 1,240 0.0761%
202 1,390 0.0871%
212 1,321 0.0847%
202 1,413 0.0921%
196 1,477 0.098%
190 1,552 0.1037%
192 1,545 0.1045%
179 1,683 0.1124%
163 1,928 0.1287%
150 2,205 0.1443%
127 2,669 0.1771%
98 3,358 0.2241%
88 3,685 0.2422%
84 3,751 0.2461%
71 4,484 0.2933%
65 4,741 0.3028%
55 5,052 0.3202%
54 5,098 0.3298%
40 5,583 0.3735%
39 5,840 0.4053%
24 6,707 0.4708%
27 6,876 0.4825%
20 7,659 0.5379%
16 8,739 0.5998%
15 9,358 0.6432%
12 10,096 0.7002%
9 10,675 0.7649%
10 10,376 0.7552%
10 10,392 0.7677%
9 9,225 0.7248%