Evie Name Meaning & Origin

Evie

Pronunciation: EE-vee (key)

Origin of the name Evie:

Derived from the Hebrew Chava (life), which is from hawwah (life). The name is borne in the Bible by the first woman, "the mother of all the living."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Evie: | Edit

Very popular and mainstream in the UK

Personal experiences with the name Evie: | Edit

people often don't realise there is an I after the v and just call me eve or they call me Eva
My name is Reva but everyone calls my Evie. I like the nickname, but when my brother and I were younger, he couldn't pronounce it and would call me Evil. Other than that, it's great. Easy to spell and pronounce, and not super common where I'm from.

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Evie is normally a nickname for another name, such as Genevieve and cannot really be shortened

^Yes it can.
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Meanings and history of the name Evie: | Edit

Evie is a former parish and village on The Mainland, Orkney, Scotland.1 It now forms part of the civil parish of Evie and Rendall.

In folklore, Evie was the home of the farmer, Guidman o' Thorodale who drove away the Finfolk, shape-shifting mer-people, from the island of Eynhallow.

Famous real-life people named Evie: | Edit

Edith Elizabeth ("Evie") Greene (1875 – 11 September 1917)sang the main roll of Dolores in the international hit musical Florodora. It was the world's very first 'original cast recording'.

Evie in song, story & screen: | Edit

Australian group "The Wrights" had a hit in 2004 with "Evie" an 11 minute song in 3 parts.
Evie, a character played by Sofia Carson in the Disney Channel original movie Descendants.
In 'The Mummy' the main character played by Rachel Weiss is nicknamed Evie, her Christian name appears to be Evelyn.

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