Evangeline

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Evangeline

"Evangeline" is a name of English origin, and it means "Messenger of Good News". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Invented by poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow when he began research on his latest poem Evangeline about Acadian lovers deported from French-Canada.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Evangeline

Evangeline Lilly is an actress and author. She was most active from 2002 to present. Evangeline was given the name Nicole Evangeline Lilly on August 3rd, 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan.

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Evangeline Cheryl Rose Eigenmann y Gil is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1970. Evangeline was given the name Evangeline Cheryl Rose Gil Eigenmann on May 12th, 1963 in Manila. Evangeline is also known as Eigenmann and Evangeline Cheryl Rose De Mesa.

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Evangeline Booth was a 4th General of The Salvation Army. Evangeline was born on December 25th, 1865 in Sneinton. She passed away on July 17th, 1950.

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Evangeline Pascual is an actress, artist, and radio host.

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Evangeline Williamson is a soap character.

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Evangeline Walton Ensley was a fantasy writer. Evangeline was born on November 24th, 1907 in Indianapolis. She passed away on March 11th, 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Evangeline

Margaret Evangeline is a in the fields of sculpture and painting. Margaret was born in 1943 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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How popular is the baby name Evangeline in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 6 0
1882 9 9 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 12 12 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 28 28 0
1890 16 16 0
1891 13 13 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 24 24 0
1894 29 29 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 30 30 0
1897 53 53 0
1898 46 46 0
1899 43 43 0
1900 68 68 0
1901 55 55 0
1902 58 58 0
1903 41 41 0
1904 48 48 0
1905 45 45 0
1906 48 48 0
1907 62 62 0
1908 56 56 0
1909 72 72 0
1910 76 76 0
1911 70 70 0
1912 107 107 0
1913 139 139 0
1914 135 135 0
1915 188 188 0
1916 176 176 0
1917 208 208 0
1918 222 222 0
1919 231 231 0
1920 267 267 0
1921 258 258 0
1922 262 262 0
1923 239 239 0
1924 258 258 0
1925 198 198 0
1926 221 221 0
1927 273 273 0
1928 227 227 0
1929 241 241 0
1930 279 279 0
1931 232 232 0
1932 217 217 0
1933 207 207 0
1934 186 186 0
1935 199 199 0
1936 161 161 0
1937 183 183 0
1938 164 164 0
1939 144 144 0
1940 172 172 0
1941 148 148 0
1942 151 151 0
1943 134 134 0
1944 132 132 0
1945 109 109 0
1946 154 154 0
1947 137 137 0
1948 126 126 0
1949 141 141 0
1950 137 137 0
1951 137 137 0
1952 164 164 0
1953 122 122 0
1954 150 150 0
1955 147 147 0
1956 142 142 0
1957 146 146 0
1958 141 141 0
1959 125 125 0
1960 121 121 0
1961 143 143 0
1962 134 134 0
1963 144 144 0
1964 131 131 0
1965 113 113 0
1966 116 116 0
1967 96 96 0
1968 104 104 0
1969 80 80 0
1970 115 115 0
1971 99 99 0
1972 104 104 0
1973 78 78 0
1974 74 74 0
1975 77 77 0
1976 75 75 0
1977 70 70 0
1978 60 60 0
1979 69 69 0
1980 58 58 0
1981 63 63 0
1982 67 67 0
1983 61 61 0
1984 52 52 0
1985 52 52 0
1986 49 49 0
1987 48 48 0
1988 60 60 0
1989 52 52 0
1990 54 54 0
1991 67 67 0
1992 54 54 0
1993 59 59 0
1994 65 65 0
1995 86 86 0
1996 84 84 0
1997 78 78 0
1998 85 85 0
1999 84 84 0
2000 95 95 0
2001 108 108 0
2002 90 90 0
2003 104 104 0
2004 106 106 0
2005 189 189 0
2006 485 485 0
2007 701 701 0
2008 698 698 0
2009 742 742 0
2010 966 966 0
2011 1,108 1,108 0
2012 1,096 1,096 0
2013 1,065 1,065 0
2014 1,186 1,186 0
2015 1,220 1,220 0
2016 1,333 1,333 0
2017 1,186 1,186 0

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Popularity of Evangeline as a first name

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Popularity of Evangeline as a last name

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Common last names for Evangeline

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Young
  • White
  • Peterson
  • Thomas
  • Reed

Fun Facts about the name Evangeline

  • What name lists does Evangeline rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Evangeline? Evangeline is the 1,503rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Evangeline have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,503 babies born with the first name Evangeline in the United States. That's more than enough people named Evangeline to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Evangeline? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Evangeline first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Evangeline is Friday, April 22nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Evangeline born? The highest recorded use of the first name Evangeline was in 2016 with a total of 1,333 babies. That's a lot of babies named Evangeline!
  • Random Evangeline Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Evangeline ranks 85th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Evangeline: Your name in reverse order is Enilegnave. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laveneegin. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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