Evangeline - girls name

Evangeline name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Evangeline name meaning:

The name Evangeline is derived from the Greek word "evangelion," which means "good news" or "good tidings." It carries a deep and spiritual significance, embodying the message of salvation. Evangeline is often associated with religious connotations, representing a person who brings hope and joy to others.

In literature, Evangeline is famously known as the main character in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie." The poem tells the tragic story of Evangeline Bellefontaine, who is separated from her love, Gabriel, during the expulsion of the Acadians. Despite the hardships she faces, Evangeline remains a symbol of faith, resilience, and unwavering love.

The name Evangeline also possesses a charming and graceful quality. It is often given to girls who are seen as compassionate, kind-hearted, and nurturing. Evangeline is a name that carries a sense of optimism and enlightenment, resonating with those who possess a strong sense of faith and a desire to spread positivity and love to those around them.

Origin: Greek

Like an angel.

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Overall UK ranking: 402 out of 5581

111 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (558)

Historical popularity of Evangeline

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