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Origin and popularity of the name EVANS


Evans : Welsh: derivative of Evan from Efan Ifan medieval forms of Ieuan (from Latin Johannes the source of English John) dating from c. 1500 with the post-medieval patronymic suffix -s. Welsh Sion was a separate borrowing of English John and Evan (Ieuan) and Sion developed as independent names.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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