Evander - boys name

Evander name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Evander name meaning:

The name Evander has its roots in Greek mythology and is derived from the Greek name "Euandros," meaning "good man" or "good-hearted." In Greek mythology, Evander was a legendary hero, known for his wisdom and benevolence. He was considered the founder of the ancient city of Pallantium in Italy, which later became Rome. The name Evander carries connotations of strength, bravery, and righteousness.

In addition to its mythological origin, Evander is also associated with various positive traits. It often signifies someone who is charismatic, compassionate, and considerate towards others. People with this name are believed to possess strong leadership qualities, a deep sense of justice, and a desire to make a positive impact on the world. The name Evander is a unique and uncommon choice for parents who seek a name that embodies both strength and kindness, with a touch of ancient mythology.

Origin: Greek

Early founder of Rome, benevolent ruler.

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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Evander

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