How many Evelyn's do you know?

(73 Posts)
oplums Fri 26-Oct-18 20:02:27

How many do you know?
Is the only (inevitable) nn Evie? :/

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ohdeardeardear Fri 26-Oct-18 20:05:32

HV here and have a young DS. Loads.

Hopefulsinglemama Fri 26-Oct-18 20:05:54

I know one, they mostly stick to her name, can't remember her nickname but I know it's not Evie.

CarryOnScreamingValenta Fri 26-Oct-18 20:06:19

Grand total of none.

PaulHollywoodsSexGut Fri 26-Oct-18 20:06:23

Umpteen here in SW London

BroomOnTheRoom Fri 26-Oct-18 20:07:01

Lots. Home Counties.

WoogleCone Fri 26-Oct-18 20:08:02

Not many here but it is my DD!
Family call her Evie, we call her Evelyn. When she's older I quite like Vie as a nickname or there's a nice shortened version of her middle name.
But tbh her nickname will be whatever she prefers!

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WoogleCone Fri 26-Oct-18 20:08:30

I should add Yorkshire!

Pops1985 Fri 26-Oct-18 20:12:14

I know 5 and they are all under 3 years old

Skylucy Fri 26-Oct-18 20:14:49

3 little ones, 2 very big ones! Hertfordshire.

Changedmynametoolikeyou Fri 26-Oct-18 20:15:07

I know two adults. They are known as Ev and Eve.

WhiteVixen Fri 26-Oct-18 20:16:08

Just one here (east midlands). She’s my daughter’s friend, they’re in year 2. So 6/7 years old. Don’t think she has a nickname, she’s always Evelyn.

catlovingdoctor Fri 26-Oct-18 20:16:20

The one from Pearl Harbour

lovely2008mum Fri 26-Oct-18 20:18:07

Off the top of my head around 20
This generations sarah / Becky / chloe or Megan etc
Don't go there it's ubiquitous

3out Fri 26-Oct-18 20:18:29

5, all over 50, all only go by full name.

I suppose Eve would be a shortened version, maybe Eva at a push?

Goostacean Fri 26-Oct-18 20:24:54

One, back when I lived in Cambridgeshire. She’s about...33 now? And we called her Ev.

Watto1 Fri 26-Oct-18 20:26:57

Just one. She's 98!

ThunderInMyHeart Fri 26-Oct-18 20:32:56

One - she’s mid 30s. Love the name

Dinosaursdontgrowontrees Fri 26-Oct-18 20:38:40

I have one who is 6. I know only one other who is about 2. My dd is the only Evelyn in her school. People shorten it to Evie sometimes but I don’t mind that.
I obviously think it’s a gorgeous name, we get lots of comments from people about what a lovely name it is too.

Dinosaursdontgrowontrees Fri 26-Oct-18 20:39:09

I’m in London btw

user1486076969 Fri 26-Oct-18 20:39:55

None, ever...

UbercornsGoggles Fri 26-Oct-18 20:41:04

Two under 5 (and I don't know many kids). Both shortened to Evie.

Escolar Fri 26-Oct-18 20:44:05

I know one Evelyn (unshortened), two Evies (presume short for Evelyn), two Eves and two Avas.

Escolar Fri 26-Oct-18 20:44:34

All primary age btw.

QueenCuntyFlippers Fri 26-Oct-18 20:45:28

1 and she gets her full
Name. She’s lovely

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