Diminutive of Eve or Eva

Evie Origin and Meaning

The name Evie is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "life".

Evie was derived from Eve, which in turn comes from Chawwah, a Hebrew name related to the concept of life. Evie can be used as a nickname for any name that starts with Ev-, including Eva, Evelyn, and Evangeline, but also for names such as Genevieve and Maeve. Evie is typically pronounced with a long E sound, but a short E is also valid.

In the land of the nickname name, otherwise known as the UK, where diminutives like Freddie, Millie, Maisie, Alfie and Ollie are all the rage, Evie is a highly popular choice. In the US, she entered the popularity ranks in 2007 for the first time since 1941, appreciated for its energy and spunk.

Evie's star has been on the rise in the US, but her popularity here still lags behind that in the rest of the English-speaking world. Evie is a Top 100 name throughout the British Isles, in Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Princess Evie is the deuteragonist, or second most important character, in Disney's Descendants franchise. She is the daughter of the Evil Queen.

Natalie Portman played an Evie in V for Vendetta and Rachel Weiss bore it in The Mummy.

Evie, of course, can stand on its own, but its diminutive origins put it firmly in the ranks of cute baby names

# 265 in the US

Evie Rank in US Top 1000

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Evie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Evie Popularity

Famous People Named Evie

  • Evie DominikovicAustralian tennis player
  • Evelyn Rose Strange "Evie" WyldAnglo,Australian novelist
  • Evelyn Lourette "Evie" SandsAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Eva Sydney "Evie" HoneIrish painter
  • Edith Elizabeth "Evie" GreeneEnglish stage actress and singer
  • Evie DolanAmerican child actress and guitarist
  • Evie HoneEnglish actress
  • Evie Bean (b. 1998)daughter of actors Sean Bean and Abigail Cruttenden
  • Evie Dorothy Baxter (b. 2004)daughter of actress Victoria Smurfit and Douglas Baxter
  • Evie Walker (b. 2015)daughter of TV presenter Carrie Bickmore and Chris Walker
  • Evie Rose Valentine (b. 2011)daughter of actors Steve Valentine and Inna Korobkina
  • Evelyn Day "Evie" Bentley (b. 2008)daughter of singer Dierks Bentley
  • Evie Lowery (b. 2013)daughter of guitarist Clint Lowery of Sevendust

Evie in Pop Culture

  • Evie Zamoracharacter in film "Thirteen"
  • Eveline "Evie" Auerbachmain character in "Anthropology of an American Girl" by Hilary Thayer Hamann
  • Eviemain character in the "Paranormalcy" series
  • Eviemain character on animated series "Mike the Knight"
  • Eeveea cute Pokemon with many possible evolutions
  • Evelyn "Evie" Carnahancharacter in film "The Mummy"
  • Genevieve "Evie" Claremontmain character in "The Premonition" series by Amy A. Bartol
  • Evie O'neillcharacter in "The Diviners" by Libba Bray
  • "Evie" song by Stevie Wright
  • Evie Ethel Garlandcharacter on TV's "Out of This World"
  • Eviedaughter of the Evil Queen in Disney's "Descendants"
  • Evietitle character in the book "Username: Evie" by Joe Sugg
  • Evie Chocharacter on the TV show "Orphan Black"
  • Evangeline "Evie" Murphycharacter on the series "The Leftovers"
  • Evie McLarencharacter on TV's "Mako Mermaids"
  • Evie Fryecharacter in video game "Assassin's Creed: Syndicate"
  • Evie Wilcoxcharacter in novel "Howard's End" by E. M. Forster
  • "Evie" song by Last Dinosaurs

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