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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Evlyn mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Evlyn

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from South Africa and the United States agree the name Evlyn means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Evlyn means "Honesty and loving".
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Fun Facts about the name Evlyn

  • How Popular is the name Evlyn? Evlyn is the 11,424th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Evlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 926 babies born with the first name Evlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Evlyn to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Evlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Evlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Evlyn is Saturday, September 12th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Evlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Evlyn was in 1919 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Evlyn Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Evlyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Evlyn: The name spelled backwards is Nylve. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nyvel. How do you pronounce that?
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