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Evan Name Meaning and Origin

Evan Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God is gracious, young warrior

Name Origin


The name Evan means 'God is gracious' in Hebrew. It is also derived from the Welsh name Iefan, meaning 'young warrior'. Evan has biblical origins and is a popular name in English-speaking countries.

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Evan Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Evan is easy to pronounce with a clear 'eh-van' sound, making it familiar and straightforward for most speakers.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Evan create a smooth and balanced rhythm, making it pleasant to hear and say.

Famous People Named Evan

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Evan Peters

Evan Peters is an American actor known for his roles in 'American Horror Story' and 'X-Men' films. He has received critical acclaim for his versatile performances.

● Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood is an American actress and musician, known for her roles in 'Westworld' and 'Thirteen'. She is an advocate for women's rights and LGBTQ+ issues.

● Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, a popular social media platform. He is also known for his entrepreneurial success and innovative business strategies.

Evan Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Evan

The name Evan does not have strong negative cultural associations or connections to negative characters. It is a widely accepted and well-liked name with positive meanings, making it a safe choice for parents.

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