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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
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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 22 0 22
1881 24 0 24
1882 12 0 12
1883 18 0 18
1884 22 0 22
1885 23 0 23
1886 11 0 11
1887 21 0 21
1888 22 0 22
1889 17 0 17
1890 22 0 22
1891 18 0 18
1892 20 0 20
1893 17 0 17
1894 25 0 25
1895 13 0 13
1896 14 0 14
1897 17 0 17
1898 24 0 24
1899 17 0 17
1900 24 0 24
1901 24 0 24
1902 20 0 20
1903 22 0 22
1904 12 0 12
1905 20 0 20
1906 26 0 26
1907 20 0 20
1908 25 0 25
1909 25 0 25
1910 31 0 31
1911 29 0 29
1912 77 0 77
1913 92 0 92
1914 99 0 99
1915 154 5 149
1916 187 5 182
1917 167 6 161
1918 185 7 178
1919 132 0 132
1920 159 0 159
1921 164 7 157
1922 191 9 182
1923 147 0 147
1924 177 7 170
1925 165 8 157
1926 135 8 127
1927 169 5 164
1928 135 5 130
1929 126 7 119
1930 125 0 125
1931 112 0 112
1932 116 0 116
1933 115 7 108
1934 136 0 136
1935 112 6 106
1936 97 0 97
1937 120 0 120
1938 128 0 128
1939 131 5 126
1940 134 8 126
1941 128 0 128
1942 162 7 155
1943 148 0 148
1944 136 0 136
1945 146 8 138
1946 166 0 166
1947 211 0 211
1948 170 5 165
1949 181 6 175
1950 219 11 208
1951 234 9 225
1952 298 10 288
1953 288 11 277
1954 302 16 286
1955 333 10 323
1956 373 16 357
1957 315 13 302
1958 339 9 330
1959 411 13 398
1960 466 15 451
1961 499 13 486
1962 510 14 496
1963 466 8 458
1964 619 13 606
1965 574 16 558
1966 559 9 550
1967 501 7 494
1968 456 5 451
1969 561 16 545
1970 604 7 597
1971 566 16 550
1972 567 8 559
1973 580 7 573
1974 639 8 631
1975 640 13 627
1976 793 14 779
1977 1,031 24 1,007
1978 1,187 26 1,161
1979 1,432 27 1,405
1980 1,660 32 1,628
1981 2,030 58 1,972
1982 2,728 60 2,668
1983 3,121 76 3,045 #93 boy name
1984 3,020 83 2,937 #98 boy name
1985 3,323 103 3,220 #91 boy name
1986 3,976 92 3,884 #81 boy name
1987 3,950 83 3,867 #83 boy name
1988 4,413 81 4,332 #74 boy name
1989 5,035 114 4,921 #69 boy name
1990 5,418 111 5,307 #71 boy name
1991 5,591 142 5,449 #70 boy name
1992 6,174 127 6,047 #66 boy name
1993 6,191 103 6,088 #62 boy name
1994 5,990 99 5,891 #62 boy name
1995 6,177 89 6,088 #60 boy name
1996 5,670 91 5,579 #65 boy name
1997 6,085 83 6,002 #61 boy name
1998 6,169 86 6,083 #63 boy name
1999 6,926 77 6,849 #57 boy name
2000 7,415 85 7,330 #55 boy name
2001 7,343 86 7,257 #56 boy name
2002 7,487 102 7,385 #56 boy name
2003 9,531 90 9,441 #44 boy name
2004 10,109 134 9,975 #39 boy name
2005 10,210 109 10,101 #39 boy name
2006 10,225 98 10,127 #42 boy name
2007 10,402 115 10,287 #40 boy name
2008 10,049 131 9,918 #38 boy name
2009 10,379 106 10,273 #35 boy name
2010 9,810 88 9,722 #36 boy name
2011 8,745 100 8,645 #40 boy name
2012 8,009 124 7,885 #47 boy name
2013 7,196 103 7,093 #55 boy name
2014 6,742 75 6,667 #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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Evan" ranks #46 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 39 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 6,926 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Evan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Evan as well as things modernly associated with the name Evan such as celebrities named Evan.

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Evan

The name "Evan" is of Welsh origin, and it means "God is Good". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nave". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aenv". 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.

Past life for Evan born Jul 21, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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