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256k
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since 1880
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2k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Evan

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How popular is the baby 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 161 7 154
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 303 16 287
1955 333 10 323
1956 373 16 357
1957 314 13 301
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 500 7 493
1968 455 5 450
1969 562 16 546
1970 603 7 596
1971 566 16 550
1972 568 8 560
1973 580 7 573
1974 639 8 631
1975 638 13 625
1976 794 14 780
1977 1,031 24 1,007
1978 1,186 26 1,160
1979 1,432 27 1,405
1980 1,659 32 1,627
1981 2,029 58 1,971
1982 2,730 60 2,670
1983 3,122 76 3,046 #93 boy name
1984 3,020 83 2,937 #98 boy name
1985 3,323 103 3,220 #91 boy name
1986 3,977 92 3,885 #81 boy name
1987 3,950 83 3,867 #83 boy name
1988 4,413 81 4,332 #74 boy name
1989 5,036 114 4,922 #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 7,344 86 7,258 #56 boy name
2002 7,487 102 7,385 #56 boy name
2003 9,531 90 9,441 #44 boy name
2004 10,111 134 9,977 #39 boy name
2005 10,212 109 10,103 #39 boy name
2006 10,225 98 10,127 #42 boy name
2007 10,402 115 10,287 #40 boy name
2008 10,051 131 9,920 #38 boy name
2009 10,380 106 10,274 #35 boy name
2010 9,810 88 9,722 #36 boy name
2011 8,749 100 8,649 #40 boy name
2012 8,014 124 7,890 #47 boy name
2013 7,206 103 7,103 #55 boy name
2014 6,770 76 6,694 #58 boy name
2015 5,960 97 5,863 #67 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Evan

  • How many people with the first name Evan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255,767 babies born with the first name Evan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Evan to occupy the country of Vanuatu with an estimated population of 252,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Evan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Evan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Evan is Wednesday, March 4th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Evan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Evan was in 2007 with a total of 10,287 babies. That's a lot of babies named Evan!
  • Random Evan Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Evan ranks 45th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 80 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Evan: Your name in reverse order is Nave. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Evan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,021 people with the last name Evan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Evan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Evan as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Evan as a first name

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Popularity of Evan as a last name

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Common last names for Evan

  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Evans
  • Thomas
  • Davis
  • Smith
  • Lewis
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davies
  • Edwards
  • Roberts
  • Morgan
  • Miller
  • Morris
  • Wilson
  • Griffith

Common first names for Evan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Evan U.S.
  White 55.86% 64.26%
  African American 14.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 16.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Evan

People with the last name Evan are most frequently White, African American, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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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.

  1. A male given name, a Welsh form of John.

Evan was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Evan

Evan Mathis
Evan Peters
Evan Ross
Evan Jenkins
Evan Longoria
Evan Royster
Evan Spencer
Evan Spiegel
Evan Gattis

What does the name Evan mean?

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Vis for vitality, your lust for living.

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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