View Poll Results: How do you pronounce Evelyn?

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  • Eve-lyn (and I'm from US)

    6 8.96%
  • Ever-lyn (and I'm from US)

    10 14.93%
  • Eve-lyn (and I'm from UK)

    7 10.45%
  • Ever-lyn (and I'm from UK)

    9 13.43%
  • Eve-lyn (and I'm from Aus/NZ)

    0 0%
  • Ever-lyn (and I'm from Aus/NZ)

    4 5.97%
  • Eve-lyn (and I'm from somewhere else)

    3 4.48%
  • Ever-lyn (and I'm from somewhere else)

    3 4.48%
  • I pronounce it differently (comment how)

    25 37.31%
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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    I'm in Canada and I pronounce Evelyn as "ev-uh-lyn" (the middle syllable "uh" is said quite quickly). I've heard that some in Britain pronounce it "eve-lyn" (eg. MALE author Evelyn Waugh).
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  2. #13
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Ontario, Canada
    Your poll really confused me! So I couldn't vote. I thought "who in their right mind would pronounce Evelyn with an R in it? There is no R!!!" Lol, reading the comments section kind of cleared it up for me though. I pronounce it EHV-ah-lyn and I am from Canada. I also pronounce ever with a the r very clearly pronounced!
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  3. #15
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Southern Tennessee, believe it or not.
    I've only ever heard it pronounced "EH-ve-lin". Never with an R sound. I'm from the US, Tennessee.
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  4. #17
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Ehv uh lyn. Never heard those other prn before.

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Northern Ireland/England
    Wow, aren't accents fun. I'm British, but I'm Northern Irish, not English, so I say my Rs as consonants, not vowels. I say EV'uh-lin, but would never even think of attempting to write the first syllable as 'ever'.

    If it's meant as a male name however, then I say EVE-lin.
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