Evelynn is regarded as an English name. The name originates from the Norman French name Aveline. The name is generally regarded as a diminutive of the popular name Evelyn. However, some sources indicate the meaning of Evelynn to be 'desired', 'water'or 'an island'. It has strong associations with beauty and grace and can be considered a beautiful bird that is both rare and precious. Some people also believe that Evelynn means 'to live peacefully'. This name is gender-neutral in Britain but is mainly used for girls in the United States. Evelynn is derived from Aveline, which has a French origin. Evelynn can also be spelled as Evelyn and Evalyn. Some people also believe that Evelynn is a biblical variation of Eva's name and means 'life', 'living once', 'source of life', 'mother of life', and 'strength'.