Meaning and Origin of Evelyn - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Evelyn

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Hazelnut; variation of Eve

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Aveline, a double diminutive of the Germanic personal name Avo, from the element avi, perhaps meaning ‘desired’, ‘wished for’.