The name Evadne is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "pleasing one". Evadne and is often added to lists like Unique Names from History and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".
From the experts:
In Greek mythology, Evadne was the daughter of Poseidon. Evadne also appears in literature (Mary Shelley's "The Last Man") and has a pop culture reference as the cousin of Wonder Woman. A more unusual alternative to other Greek "-ee" names like Ariadne, Daphne and Penelope. The trendy "Ev" sound makes this a lovely choice in a world of Evelyns, Evangelines and Everlys.