Meaning of Evelyn

Eve•lyn

Pronunciation: (ēv'lin for 1, 3 ev'&schwa&sylplin for 2, or, esp. Brit., ēv'lin, ē'v&schwa&sylplin), [key]
— n.
  1. 1620–1706, English diarist.
  2. a female given name, form of
  3. a male given name.
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