- a male given name, Welsh form of John.
Examples from the Web for evan
Indeed, some critics have suggested that Evan was misdiagnosed to begin with.
Evan, the son she shares with her first husband, actor-director John Asher, is now 12 and doing okay.
SURUÇ, Turkey—He gazes at the photograph of his daughter Evan on his cellphone as he offers to let me look.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?
October 12, 2014
Evan Marriott was no prince either (theoretically speaking), but he at least had some degree of onscreen charisma.You Really Don't Want to Watch Fox’s ‘I Wanna Marry “Harry”’
May 20, 2014
Evan Bayh and Mark Warner, both of whom seriously considered presidential bids in 2008, backed off.Jim Webb's Quixotic Hints About 2016
May 20, 2014
Among the early shoppers on Monday morning came Mrs. Evan Roberts.
What was there in this cross girl to remind any one in his senses of Mrs. Evan Roberts?
Evan, was there ever a more wonderful work to do in the world than that?
And Evan, what do you think were the first words she said? '
Certainly, it would be convenient to please Mrs. Evan Roberts.
Word Origin and History for evan
masc. proper name, Welsh form of John, form influenced perhaps by Welsh ieuanc "young man" (cognate of Latin juvenis), from Celtic *yowanko-, from PIE *yeu- "vital force, youthful vigor" (see young).