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250k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Evan

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: God is Good
  • #290 All Time
  • #58 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Evan" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188022022
188124024
188212012
188318018
188422022
188523023
188611011
188721021
188822022
188917017
189022022
189118018
189220020
189317017
189425025
189513013
189614014
189717017
189824024
189917017
190024024
190124024
190220020
190322022
190412012
190520020
190626026
190720020
190825025
190925025
191031031
191129029
191277077
191392092
191499099
19151545149
19161875182
19171676161
19181857178
19191320132
19201590159
19211647157
19221919182
19231470147
19241777170
19251658157
19261358127
19271695164
19281355130
19291267119
19301250125
19311120112
19321160116
19331157108
19341360136
19351126106
193697097
19371200120
19381280128
19391315126
19401348126
19411280128
19421627155
19431480148
19441360136
19451468138
19461660166
19472110211
19481705165
19491816175
195021911208
19512349225
195229810288
195328811277
195430216286
195533310323
195637316357
195731513302
19583399330
195941113398
196046615451
196149913486
196251014496
19634668458
196461913606
196557416558
19665599550
19675017494
19684565451
196956116545
19706047597
197156616550
19725678559
19735807573
19746398631
197564013627
197679314779
19771,031241,007
19781,187261,161
19791,432271,405
19801,660321,628
19812,030581,972
19822,728602,668
19833,121763,045#93 boy name
19843,020832,937#98 boy name
19853,3231033,220#91 boy name
19863,976923,884#81 boy name
19873,950833,867#83 boy name
19884,413814,332#74 boy name
19895,0351144,921#69 boy name
19905,4181115,307#71 boy name
19915,5911425,449#70 boy name
19926,1741276,047#66 boy name
19936,1911036,088#62 boy name
19945,990995,891#62 boy name
19956,177896,088#60 boy name
19965,670915,579#65 boy name
19976,085836,002#61 boy name
19986,169866,083#63 boy name
19996,926776,849#57 boy name
20007,415857,330#55 boy name
20017,343867,257#56 boy name
20027,4871027,385#56 boy name
20039,531909,441#44 boy name
200410,1091349,975#39 boy name
200510,21010910,101#39 boy name
200610,2259810,127#42 boy name
200710,40211510,287#40 boy name
200810,0491319,918#38 boy name
200910,37910610,273#35 boy name
20109,810889,722#36 boy name
20118,7451008,645#40 boy name
20128,0091247,885#47 boy name
20137,1961037,093#55 boy name
20146,742756,667#58 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Evan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249,753 babies born with the name Evan in the United States. That's more than enough Evans to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 22 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Evan" was in 2007 with a total of 10,287 babies. (That's a lot of baby Evans)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Evan" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 124 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 5,990 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Evan" mean?

Evan (Welsh): God is Good

The name "Evan" is of Welsh origin and it means "God is Good". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 32 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

V is for valor, your strength.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nave". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vnae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Evan popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Evan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Evan

Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Evan was born in 1987 in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.

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Evan Handler

Evan Handler is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Evan was born in 1961 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Evan Ellingson

Evan Ellingson is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Evan was born in 1988 as Evan Taylor Ellingson in La Verne, California, U.S.

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Evan Lysacek

Evan Lysacek is a figure skater. Evan was born in 1985 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Evan Taubenfeld

Evan Taubenfeld is a musician, songwriter, producer, and executive music director specializing in pop punk and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Evan was born in 1983 as Evan David Taubenfeld in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

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Evan Sabara

Evan Sabara is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Evan was born in 1992 as Daryl Christopher Sabara in Torrance, California, U.S.

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Past life for Evan born Jun 11, 1956

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Evan

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