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Pronunciation

ɪvænʤɪlaɪn

Origin

English

Meaning

A little girls' name that means 'good news', from the old Greek. Such a pretty name this is, that it has drawn the attention of many a writer. Take Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem 'Evangeline'. Again, Evangeline appears as little Eva's full name in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Plus, it features in not one, but two of Evelyn Waugh's novels!

Rank in the year 2015

Evangeline was ranked #555 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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