Evan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Evan

Evan

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Evan:

An Anglicized form of the Gaelic Eóghan (youth). Var: Evin, Evyn.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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This traditional male name is occasionally used for girls.

I named my daughter this name and spelled it Evyn, so at least when you look at the name it looks like a girls name. Clearly I'm a moron.

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Nicknames for Evan: | Edit

Ev, Evy, Eva, An, Anna, Annie

Meanings and history of the name Evan: | Edit

Evan is the Anglicized form of the Welsh name Iefan, a form of John.

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Evan Rachel Wood, an American actress

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