There are multiple origins and translations for the hugely popular name Evelyn:
1. Derivative form of the French name (Aveline), comes from the Latin name (Abellana) means - "filbert, hazelnut".
2. Old English and translates as - "beautiful bird, desired, wanted; hazelnut".
3. Feminine form of the name Abel definition - "breath (of mouth); breathing; steam; father".
4. Hebrew (Jewish) name, form of the name Eve (אוולין) interpretation - "vital power".