Girl Baby Name

Evelin

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Quick Facts on Evelin

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American, English
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • N/A
Pronunciation:
EV-ə-lin or EVE-lin
Simple meaning:
Desired (or Bird)

Characteristics of Evelin

  • Dependable
  • Solid
  • Practical
  • Hard-working
  • Industrious
  • Studious
  • Conservative

Etymology & Historical Origin - Evelin

Evelin is a modern American respelling of Evelyn which is currently a very fashionable baby girl’s name in the United States. Evelyn most likely developed from “Eibhlín” (pronounced ev-len), a Gaelic rendering of the medieval Norman-French “Aveline”, from the Germanic element “avi” thought to mean “desired” (or from the Proto-Indo-European root “awi” meaning “bird”). The Normans were responsible for bringing the name Aveline to the British Isles by way of the 1066 Conquest and it rapidly transformed into a metronymic surname Evelyn. Eventually it was converted into a gender-neutral given name for both boys and girls (think: English male novelist Evelyn Waugh). Today, it is almost exclusively considered a female name. Among English speaking nations, Evelyn is currently most popular for baby girls in the United States, followed by Canada and then England/Wales. As American parents are prone to do, several altered spellings of Evelyn have emerged in more moder times such as Evelynn, Evelynne and Evelin.

Popularity of the Name Evelin

Evelin first appeared on America’s Top 1000 list of baby girl names in 2002 – which also happens to be the exact same year that the more traditionally spelled Evelyn hit the Top 100. As soon as Evelyn hit the big time, American parents started playing around with the name’s spelling. Evelin is a result of this incessant American need to “yooneekafy” an otherwise perfectly healthy name. Evelin is no longer a Top 1000 favorite (she fell off that list in 2011) – but she’s still the third most popular spelling (after Evelyn and Evelynn).
Popularity of the Girl Name Evelin
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Personality of the Girl Name Evelin

The number Four personality is marked by stability and discipline. This is the personality that follows the rules and is conservative by nature.  They have an earth-bound energy that prefers to build things methodically on top of firm foundations; they don't cut corners. Fours take their time and don't like to be hurried. But the outcome of their endeavors is likely to result in some strong and useful structure, which makes them great engineers and inventors. Fours are anything but frivolous or controversial. This is a trustworthy, straight-forward personality that embodies dedication and organization. They are the backbone and anchor in their relationships, careers and communities. They are tidy, punctual, and full of integrity. Hard-work comes naturally to a Four and they are immensely reliable. This is the personality you can always count on.

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