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Gender: Male Meaning of Evans: "the Lord is gracious" Origin of Evans: Welsh surname

The name Evans is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "the Lord is gracious". Evans and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (8)".

From the experts:

Evans is an historic Welsh patronymic surname, derived from Evan, which is a form of John. With Evan's popularity in the U.S. and the U.K. -- it's a Top 50 names -- the stylish s-ending version may also be on the rise.

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Famous People Named Evans

Christopher "Chris" Evans, American actor
Cadel Lee Evans, Australian cyclist

Pop Culture References for the name Evans

Lily Evans Potter, mother of Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series
Evans Blue, Canadian rock band