Welsh surname
"the Lord is gracious"

Evans Origin and Meaning

The name Evans is boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "the Lord is gracious".
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.

Evans Popularity

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Famous People Named Evans

  • Christopher "Chris" EvansAmerican actor
  • Cadel Lee EvansAustralian cyclist

Evans in Pop Culture

  • Lily Evans Pottermother of Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series
  • Evans BlueCanadian rock band