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ˈiv lɪnEve·lyn

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  1. Evelyn(ProperNoun)


  2. Evelyn(ProperNoun)

    , transferred from the surname.

  3. Origin: Medieval English form of the female name Aveline, diminutive of the Germanic root avi, of uncertain meaning, possibly "desired, wished for" , or aval "strength". By folk etymology the female name is seen as a diminutive of Eve.


  1. Evelyn

    Evelyn is a 2002 drama film, loosely based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his fight against the Irish courts to be reunited with his children. The film stars Sophie Vavasseur in the title role, Pierce Brosnan as her father and Aidan Quinn, Julianna Margulies and Stephen Rea as supporters to Doyle's case. The film had a limited release in the United States, starting on December 13, 2002 and was later followed by the United Kingdom release on March 21, 2003. The film was produced by, with others, Brosnan's own production company, Irish DreamTime. It opened to positive reviews.

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  1. levyne

  2. evenly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Evelyn in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Evelyn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Sri da Avabhas:

    Evelyn slapped Raymond on the back with a laugh. You must be starved old friend. Come into my apartments, and we'll suffer through a deep breakfast of pure sunlight.

  2. Andrew Yang for president:

    I'm extraordinarily proud of Evelyn Yang for telling her story, and my heart breaks every time I think of what she had to experience, she is my best friend and the bravest woman I know.

  3. Tom Carper:

    My gut tells me that they believe that Kerri Evelyn Harris is the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and they believe that I'm somehow Tom Carper, they think that New York City is New York City. And I think they're mistaken on all three counts.

  4. Andrew Yang:

    I'm extraordinarily proud of Evelyn for telling her story, and my heart breaks every time I think of what she had to experience. She is my best friend and the bravest woman I know, no one deserves to be harmed and treated the way she and countless other women have been. When victims of abuse come forward, they deserve our belief, support, and protection. I hope that Evelyn's story gives strength to those who have suffered and sends a clear message that our institutions must do more to protect and respond to women.

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