Evan Name Meaning & Origin

Evan

Pronunciation: EH-vin (key)

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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Ifan

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Nicknames for Evan

Ev, Evster, Van, Evs, Evey, Evian, Evander.

If I call my nephew Evvo or Evster; my sister goes mad at me!

Meanings and history of the name Evan

Welsh form of John, meaning "God is gracious"

Evan can also mean "youth" or "Born from yew"

Famous real-life people named Evan

Evan Edinger, YouTuber
Evan Longoria, Baseball Player
Evan Lysacek, Olympic gold medalist, figure skating
Evan Peters, Actor, American Horror Story
Evan Rachel Wood, actress

Evan in song, story & screen

Evan Hansen, from the hit musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Evan Almighty, sequel to movie Bruce Almighty, starring Steve Carrell as Evan.
Evan Daniels, aka Spike, Storm's nephew, with the mutant ability to shoot bone spikes from his body, in the animated series "X-Men: Evolution"
Evan Chambers, the trust fund baby on the TV show Greek
Evan Tolliver in the 39 Clues series, Cahills vs. Vespers
Evan Sabahnur, Genesis in the X-Men comics

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