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All about the name Evelyn

Evelyn
English Origin
"Beautiful Bird"

Evelyn is a...

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The meaning of the name Evelyn is Beautiful Bird. The origin of the name Evelyn is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

The name Evelyn is a result of combing the name Eve with Lynn. Nicknames for the name Evelyn include Eve, Ev, and Evvy, and Lynn. Of note, the name Evelyn is used primarily for female in the United States but in Great Britain, it is unisex.

Famous people with the name Evelyn include track star Evelyn Ashford. Evelyn De Morgan was a painter and Evelyn Keyes was an actress. Evelyn was secretary to John F. Kennedy and Evelyn Lau is a poet and novelist. Evelyn Mase was married to Nelson Mandela. Evelyn Waugh was a male writer and Evelyn Robert de Rothschild was a British financier.

Fictional characters named Evelyn include Evelyn Carnahan in The Mummy, Evelyn Salt in Salt, and Evelyn Greenslade in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Evelyn Napier is a male character on the popular Downtown Abbey.

Variations: Evelin, Evalyn, Evelynn
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Evelyn Stats
Evelyn is on 7,436 BN name lists
Evelyn is currently #41 on the BN charts
Evelyn is currently #15 in U.S. births