Name Evan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Evan


Evan is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Evan thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Evan

Evan is more often a name for boys, but is also a girl’s name (as with American actress Evan Rachel Wood). Evan is an English variant of Lefan, a Welsh form of John, but as well a short form of the Greek name Evangelos. Besides, Evan is related to the Gaelic name “Eoghan”.

What is the meaning of the name Evan?

Evan means “Yahweh is gracious” (from John), “bringing good news” (from Evangelos) or “youth” and “young warrior” (from Eoghan).

Pronunciation of Evan

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Popularity of the name Evan

The name Evan is ranked #704 overall.

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