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    Would you like to learn more about the popularity, history and meaning of the name Evelyn?

    Popularity of the name Evelyn

    According to the Social Security Administration, Evelyn was the 9th most popular girl’s name in America in 2020 and 2021, the 10th most popular in 2019, the 7th most popular in 2018, and the 7th and 6th in 2015, 2016, and 2017. So, this lovely girl’s name has definitely been moving around the list of the top ten most popular girls’ names over the last several years!

    Average number of web searches for the name Evelyn over time

    Meaning of the name Evelyn
    Evelyn shown on our Clouds background with Blue and Pink Mats

    If you would you like to see what Evelyn looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    History and meaning of Evelyn

    The name Evelyn is of Hebrew and Celtic origin and means “Life; Living.” It is also derived from the French name “Aveline” which means “little bird”, and is a diminutive of Ava. Other popular variations of Evelyn are “Eve” and “Eva”. Also, the name “Evelyn”, with its first letter of “E”, shares the distinction with the letters “A” and “M” as being the most popular first letters of girls’ first names in America!

    The meaning of the name Evelyn (and its alternate spellings) is universal in several languages, and LindseyBoo strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names.

    Meaning of the Name Evelyn
    Evelyn shown on our Fairy background with Purple and Pink mats

    If you would you like to see what Evelyn looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    meaning of the name Evelyn
    Evelyn shown on our I love you background with Sage and Pink mats

    Variations we’ve done on the name Evelyn

    Eva

    Eve

    Evie

    Evelyn Rose

    Evelynn

    Evelynne

    Famous People named Evelyn

    A famous Evelyn is the famous track star Evelyn Ashford.

    Meaning of the Name Evelyn
    Evelyn shown on our Twilight background with a Purple mat

    If you would you like to see what Evelyn looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    Your Evelyn

    Is your Evelyn lively and filled with life? I’m sure she is! I love to hear from our customers about how the meanings of names really do match their namesakes!

    I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the different versions of Evelyn, and the different backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog. Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice!

    I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the different versions of Evelyn, and the different backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog. Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice!

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.


    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

    I’d love to hear from you! Please let me know if my poem for Amelia matches your sweet child, or someone you know.

    If you would like to learn more about how Sharon started writing these beautiful poems, please read Sharon’s story here.

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