name meaning: Evan \e-van\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Evan), is pronounced EV-an. It is of Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evan is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Welsh variant of Iefan (see Ieuan) from John. Scottish variant of Euan. In Celtic, the name means "young warrior". It is also used as a short form of Evangelos, which means "good messenger" in Greek. In Hebrew, Evan means "rock". See also Evian.
Evan has 16 variant forms: Euan, Euen, Evann, Evans, Ev, Eva, Even, Evin, Evo, Evon, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewy, Owen and Van.
For more information, see also the related name Avon.
Baby names that sound like Evan are Ivan, Evion, Jovan, Ifan, Ivano, Ivon, Iven, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Ivann and Yvon.
View a list of the 9 names that reference Evan.