Meaning:God is gracious; born of yew; youth
With Welsh origins, Evan is a gender-neutral name 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
    Basketball Player
  • Evan Williams
    CEO Twitter
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