Evelyn is the English version of the name Aveline. It was originally used as surname and is generally understood to mean "dear youth." The name can also be translated to mean "hazelnut." Evelyn has steadily increased in popularity in the United States and is currently in the top 30 names for baby girls.
Similar Names: Evelina, Evalyn
Famous Evelyn Names: Evelyn Laye (actress), Evelyn Ashford (Olympic athlete)