Meaning and Origin of: Evangelista

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Good news giver; messenger of God

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from Evangelista ‘evangelist’ (a derivative of Greek euangelos ‘bringer of good news’, from eu ‘well’, ‘good’ + angelos ‘messenger’). This is the term used to denote any of the four gospel writers of the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), in particular St. John the Evangelist.

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