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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Evangeline
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Evangeline in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Evangeline:
Records indicate that 16,371 girls in the United States have been named Evangeline since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2011, when 1,099 people in the U.S. were given the name Evangeline. Those people are now 10 years old.
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Comments about the name Evangeline
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13 Positive Comments
"hi people do spell and pronounce my name wrong they say evnga-lime or evnge-line
-evangeline" Jul. 15, 2019:
"My little girls name is Evangeline Patricia Michelle. Such a big name for such as little girl but it suits her. She is my beautiful Evangeline!!!" Jul. 5, 2018:
"I lived in Louisiana and we named our daughter Evangeline after the Longfellow poem and Evangeline Parish. Her middle name is Grace. She had cancer at 10 months and survived, but now everyone calls her Gracie, which is not my preference...still, Grace/Gracie is nice, just not as pretty as Evangeline." Apr. 27, 2016:
"it's my daughter's name. we call her evie for short. i got it from nanny mcphee and loved it since." Apr. 10, 2015:
"I love it I originally got this name by the movie Nanny McPhee and instantly fell in love with the name yrs later a had a girl and I had to name Evangelyn Jaslyn. Her nick name is "Vangie". People often called Evelyn there obviously a G in there and is no where near Evelyn lol. It's kinda annoying at first but u get use to it" Apr. 9, 2014:
"My name is Evangeline and people get it confused ALL the time. I get called Evie, Eva, Vee-vee, Ange, Lina and so much. But I like my name. It's from the past and it's old but I think it's original enough to stand out. I know so many Hannahs and Tessas...but I've yet to meet another Evangeline." Jun. 20, 2009:
"I have just named my daughter Evangeline Kennidy
Catherine. Everyoone who hears her name comments on how perfect it is. Shes sometimes get Evie too." Feb. 18, 2009:
"I personlly think this name is beautiful. If I ever have a daughter, I plan on naming her Evangeline. Its sophisticated and elegant. My friends think its weird though, so who knows?" Jan. 5, 2009:
"I suspect this name will make a come back! With the name Ava becoming overly popular, parents may want something more unique. It is a wonderful name." Oct. 7, 2008:
"My daughter's name is Evangeline Estella. She was born 9-5-07. Her nickname is "Evie". I pronounce it like "e-vee"; some people pronounce Evie like Evian." Oct. 13, 2007:
"I like this name, but I'm wondering: Is the last syllable pronounced "leen" or "lin"? I always thought it was the former but I have a friend with this name who pronounces it "lin." Just wondering what's more common." Oct. 6, 2007:
"We named our youngest daughter Evangeline. I absolutely adore her name. I love it. Her sister's name is Grace." Jul. 20, 2007:
"It's a real same that Evangeline isn't used much anymore. I know it's an name from an older era long ago, but it is such a beautiful name and I plan to name my daughter Evangeline." Dec. 21, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"My birth name is Evangeline
even before i knew i was trans, i hated it" Mar. 11, 2021:
3 Neutral Comments
"My name is Evangeline. I love my name. My parent thought of it from the house of Eliot. People always get my man wrong and I get called anything. It's pronounced 'E-van-gur-lean'" Apr. 15, 2017:
"Evangeline is a beautiful, classic, noble name. Makes me think of a movie/story heroine. Goes with many nicknames too like Eva, Eve, Evan, Vangie, Van, and many more. The Evangelines I know are mostly middle-aged now, though. Would like to meet a little girl with that name." Mar. 15, 2017:
"Can't wait to have a little girl and name her this Evangeline Jane! Eva Jane, isn't that cute?:) I love this name becuase it's feminine without being too girly and you can have a great nick name too." Oct. 22, 2007:
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