US Popularity:246
Other Origin(s):Irish, Celtic, Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious; Born of yew; Youth
With Welsh origins, Evan is a gender-neutral name with Irish and Hebrew connections that means "God is gracious," "born of yew," and "youth." Evan is a traditional and timeless Welsh name and is the language's version of John. On trips to the beautiful country of Wales, chances are that you'll meet a few friendly Evans. But maybe more interestingly, Evan charts highly for baby boy names in France which proves the name is capable of blending into different cultures. Whether you're a fan of unisex names or want to honor a Welsh relative, Evan is a great choice.

Famous People Named Evan

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  • Evan Bourne
  • Evan Peters
  • Evan Turner
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Evan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Evan is currently #185 on The Bump
Boy:Evan is currently #139 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Evan is currently #106 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Evan is currently #246 in U.S. births
Boy:Evan is currently #237 in U.S. births
Girl:Evan is currently #4885 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 599
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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