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Pronunciation

ɛvələn

Origin

English, German

Meaning

What was once a little boys' name (think of the romantic writer Evelyn Waugh) has now been almost entirely stolen away by little girls. A name with old radiance, it comes from the French and means 'wished for', or from the Irish for 'beauty'.

Rank in the year 2015

Evelyn was ranked #51 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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