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BeautifulStars93 Sun 15-Nov-15 19:30:24

Evelyn ..
Do you say Eve-Lyn or Ever-Lyn.
Where are you from?

ThisPasadenaHomemaker Sun 15-Nov-15 19:31:21

I've never heard of Ever-Lyn as a pronunciation of Evelyn.

It's either Ev-Lyn or Eve-Lyn. Both are valid. I prefer Eve-Lyn.

JennyOnAPlate Sun 15-Nov-15 19:31:37

Ever-lyn. It was my aunts name and that was how she said it! Originally from Cardiff.

weebarra Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:12

Ev-lyn. I'm Scottish.

NoArmaniNoPunani Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:33


Coffeethrowtrampbitch Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:21

I'd say Ev-a-lyn, I have a friend who's DD has that name. I'm in Scotland.

Kim82 Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:53

Ever-lyn. I'm in the NW.

SandunesAndRainclouds Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:53


My dear GM's middle name and I love it.

shoopshoopsong Sun 15-Nov-15 19:32:44

Ev lyn unless I was told otherwise

SevenOhTwo Sun 15-Nov-15 19:33:11

Either. I prefer Ever-Lyn,, and thought it was always that as a child, but the only real life ones I've known have been Eve-Lyns so I'd check before saying it.

I'm from South-West/South-East.

TheMasterMurderedMargarita Sun 15-Nov-15 19:33:12

I say Ev-lyn.
I'm from Scotland.
It's my aunts name, we all pronounce it like that.

shoopshoopsong Sun 15-Nov-15 19:33:20

From home counties

brunette123 Sun 15-Nov-15 19:34:33

Eve-lyn (Home counties) and my friend who is called that pronounces it that way too and she is also from same area

Discogeek Sun 15-Nov-15 19:35:47

Evil-Lynn grin *not helpful I know, sorry!

Diddlydokey Sun 15-Nov-15 19:36:21

Ev-lyn - Midlands

MrsBalustradeLanyard Sun 15-Nov-15 19:36:41

Ev-lyn here too.

goldglittershitter Sun 15-Nov-15 19:37:30

I've heard both around here but the one I actually know is pronounced Ever-Lynn. I'm NW.

WhoTheFuckIsSimon Sun 15-Nov-15 19:37:32

Eve-lyn. Midlands.

ragged Sun 15-Nov-15 19:38:18

EV-lyn. (my aunt). Am American. Could just about push to EV-el-in on occasion.

I found Eve-linn really weird at first, but okay with it now. My aunt's name is never shortened.

Sunshine511 Sun 15-Nov-15 19:38:26

Ev-Lynn and I'm Scottish smile

BikeRunSki Sun 15-Nov-15 19:39:44


ppandj Sun 15-Nov-15 19:40:35

I say Ev-a/er-lyn and I love the name. I like it pronounced either way really. I'm in Yorkshire.

SixtyFootDoll Sun 15-Nov-15 19:41:28

EV-lin (Wales)

Jhm9rhs Sun 15-Nov-15 19:41:45

Eve-lyn, Warwickshire.

LumelaMme Sun 15-Nov-15 19:44:05

Eve-lyn. East Anglia.

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