Origin: Old German

Meaning: uncertain
also from the Norman, Aveline
Irish Gaelic, Aibhilín

Best Nicknames
Ev, Evie, Evvie, Lin, Lyn

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Evalen, Evalina, Evaline, Evalyn, Evalynn, Evelynne, Eveleen, Evelene, Evelin, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyne, Evelynn, Evelynne, Evilyn, Evlin, Evline, Evlyn, Evlynn, Evylen, Ewelina

Evelyn TV and Movie Quotes:
“Evelyn, loving you kept me alive.” Pearl Harbor (2001)
“The name of the agent is Evelyn Salt.” Salt (2010)
“Evelyn. Please, please be reasonable. Chinatown (1974)

Famous people named Evelyn or its variations

1. Evelyn Lau (b. 1971), Canadian poet and novelist
2. Evelyn “Champagne” King (b. 1960), American R&B, disco singer
3. Evelyn Louise Keyes (1916-2008), American actress

Evelyn Middle Names:
Evelyn Celeste
Evelyn Diane
Evelyn Francine
Evelyn Isolde
Evelyn Joy

Leave a comment below.

  1. Kara Hofmann says:

    My best friend is named Evelyn and I call her Eves(ev-s)

  2. Evelyn says:

    I have lots of nicknames but the most common ones are:

    Ev, Eve, Evie, Evilin, and E

  3. Evelyn says:

    I go by any of these:

  4. Candie says:

    My mother wants to call her great-granddaughter, named Evelyn, Lynie. Have anyone ever used that for a nickname for Evelyn?

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