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Gender: M Meaning of Evan: "the Lord is gracious" Origin of Evan: Welsh variation of John Evan's Popularity in 2015: #67

Evan -- a Welsh version of John -- has a mellow nice-guy image that has placed it in and around the Top 50, while it has been popular in Wales since the nineteenth century. And interestingly--and surprisingly--enough, Evan is now Number 24 for boys in France.

Jenny McCarthy has a son named Evan, and some other modern associations are Senator Evan Bayh, novelist Evan Hunter, and the movie Evan Almighty. It is also sometimes used for girls, as in actress Evan Rachel Wood..

Famous People Named Evan

Evan Walsh, drummer of Irish band The Strypes
Evan Royster, American NFL football player
Evan Dietrich-Smith, American NFL football player
Evan Peters, American actor
Evan Longoria, a american league baseball player.
Evan Ingersoll, American rapper
Evan Handler, American actor
Evan Mitchell Lowenstein, Singer & twin brother Jaron Lowenstein
Evan Lysacek, American Olympic Figure Skater
Evan Ross-Naess, American actor/singer, son of Diana Ross and Arne Naess
Evan Joseph Asher, son of Jenny McCarthy
Evan Fong aka Vanoss, Canadian YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Evan

Evan Almighty, movie
Evan Baxter, character in Bruce Almighty and Evan Almighty
Evan Chambers, character on Greek
Evan Treborn, from movie The Butterfly Effect
Evan, character from the movie Cliffhanger
Evan Trautwig, from the movie The Watch
Evan Parks, character in Lifetime's The Client List
Evan Walker, character from the book The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Evan Knight, character from series Parenthood
Evan Huang, character from the series Fresh Off the Boat

Eyvind, Even, Euan, Ewen, Euen, Evann, Owen, Evans, Evyn

Evan's International Variations

Evin, Ewan (Irish) Aoibheann (Irish Gaelic)