Meaning and Origin of Evelyn - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Evelyn

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English : Hazelnut; variation of Eve

Family name origins & meanings:

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