Nicknames are one way to spice up names. Instead of having to answer to the same name like everyone else, one can opt for fun personalized nicknames. This list of nicknames for Evelyn is excellent for anyone named Evelyn.
Also, when choosing a name for your baby, one important point to consider is possible nicknames that could be coined from such names. Evelyn is not left out of this list of names.
But first, what’s the meaning of Evelyn?
Evelyn is a traditionally unisex name that is today usually used only for girls. It is pronounced with two syllables, EVE-lyn, in England, or EHV-eh-lyn in the United States. It originally was used as a surname, which derived from Aveline, a feminine Norman French diminutive of the name Ava.
Evelyn means “wished-for child,” the name Evelyn has risen to popularity, becoming one of the most popular names for female children in modern times.
One trick to figuring out a nickname for a name is to take a look at famous people who bear such names.
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Famous People Named Evelyn
As a guide, here are a few famous people named Evelyn to help you with figuring out a nickname for Evelyn:
- Evelyn Waugh – He was an English writer and a prolific journalist and book reviewer.
- Evelyn Robert de Rothschild – Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild family.
- Evelyn Keyes – She was an American film actress, best known for her role as Suellen O’Hara in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.
- Evelyn “Champagne” King – An American singer, songwriter, and producer.
- Evelyn Glennie – A Scottish virtuoso multi-percussionist. She was selected as one of the two laureates for the Polar Music Prize of 2015.
- Evelyn Brent – She was an American film and stage actress.
- Evelyn Ashford – A retired American track and field athlete; the 1984 Olympic champion.
- Evelyn Tubb – A soprano, and long-time member of The Consort of Musicke.
Famous Fictional Characters Named Evelyn
Also, have you considered using a famous fictional character named Evelyn to find an excellent nickname for your Evelyn? Here are some famous fictional characters named Evelyn:
- Evelyn Robin – the wife of Christopher Robin in Disney’s “Christopher Robin.”
- Evelyn Smythe – played by Maggie Stables in a series of audio plays produced by Big Finish Productions based on Doctor Who.
- Evelyn Tremble – played by Peter Sellers in the James Bond satire Casino Royale.
- Evelyn Cross Mulwray – played by Faye Dunaway in the classic noir film, Chinatown.
- Ted Evelyn Mosby – in How I Met Your Mother.
- Evelyn Evelyn – conjoined twins Eva and Lyn who put their names together to form “Evelyn” so they can clear the confusion. Because of their longing for privacy and inability to be separated, they grew to hate each other.
- Evelyn Napier – a character from Downton Abbey, portrayed by Brendan Patricks.
- Evelyn Sharp/Artemis Crock – a fictional character from Arrow.
- Evelyn Carnahan/O’Connell – sidekick and love interest in Stephen Sommers’ reboot of The Mummy franchise.
- Evelyn Deavor – a character in Incredibles 2.
- Evelyn Borden – a character in The Ring Series played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kayli Carter, in flashbacks and Sissy Spacek onscreen.
- Evelyn Shaw – a character in the TV series, ‘Chuck.’
- Evelyn – a character in the film “Pearl Harbor.”
Popular Nicknames for Evelyn
- Eve – From the first 3 letters of Evelyn.
- Lyn – A short nickname for Evelyn.
- Evie – A very loving Evelyn. (A Descendants movie character reference)
- Lin – A short form of Evelyn.
- Lana – Inspired from Lyn.
- Eila – A popular Evelyn nickname.
- Eveah – A nickname for an amazing Evelyn.
- Evel – A nickname for a sweet Evelyn.
- Evillyn – Evil-Lyn
- Elle – A nickname for a beautiful Evelyn.
- Ella – From Evelyn.
- Elsie – A nickname for an Evelyn that talks a lot.
- Lily – A very beautiful Evelyn.
- Effie – A nickname for a funny Evelyn.
- Vivi – A nickname for a very exciting Evelyn.
- Vinnie – A friendly Evelyn.
- Evy – Eve from Evelyn spelled with a Y.
- Ev – The first two letters of Evelyn.
- Lynnie – A variant for Lyn.
- Evie-Jo – A Evelyn who eats a lot.
- Elly – A cheerful Evelyn.
- Eva – A Evelyn that is full of life.
- Livvie – Another nickname from Evelyn.
- Evi Pooh – A chubby Evelyn (A Winnie the Pooh reference)
- Vel – A nickname for a compassionate Evelyn.
- Evey – A nickname for a cute Evelyn.
- Evelien – A nickname for a creative Evelyn.
- Evelina – An Italian variant for Evelyn.
- Evelyne – A nickname for an intelligent Evelyn.
- Ewaline – An English variant for Evelyn.
- Evalyn – Another variant for the name Evelyn.
- Tesla – Inspired by EV, Electric Vehicle.
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