Evans

[ ev-uh nz ]
/ ˈɛv ənz /
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noun

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Evan

[ ev-uh n ]
/ ˈɛv ən /

noun

a male given name, Welsh form of John.
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British Dictionary definitions for evans

Evans

/ (ˈɛvənz) /

noun

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Word Origin and History for evans

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).

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Medicine definitions for evans

Evans

[ ĕvənz ]
Herbert McLean 1882-1971

American anatomist who isolated four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1922).
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Science definitions for evans

Evans

[ ĕvənz ]
Herbert McLean 1882-1971

American biologist who discovered vitamin E in 1922 and conducted research that led to the discovery of the growth hormone in the pituitary gland.
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