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Evelyn vs. ?

What kind of person comes to mind when you hear the name Evelyn? What do they look like? What "stereotypical" personality traits do you think of? This is one of my husband’s favorite names, but I’m not completely sold on it yet.

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Evelyn 0% (0 votes)
? 100% (1 votes)

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I don’t know any Evelyn’s but it always makes me think of a very gentle personality, someone that is easy to be around.
posted by guest :: 2008-07-17 14:07:27 | report
I like the name Evelyn its very cute and would age well...It makes me think of a sweet little girl with a good personality. Love the nn Evie!
GL!
posted by guest: Regan :: 2008-07-17 14:08:49 | report
It makes me think of an old lady.
Sorry to be brutaly honest. I just don’t like it.
GL!
posted by Becca :: 2008-07-17 14:12:24 | report
I think it’s ridiculous to say what you think of when you hear a certain name. For the most part everyone thinks of something different. I think Evelyn is a really beautiful name and I love the nickname Eve or Eva with it....Eva is very cute.
posted by guest :: 2008-07-17 14:17:34 | report
I think that while different people with think of something different when they hear a name there is some validity to the question. After all, when most people hear the name Gertrude, they don’t think "cheerleader".
posted by guest: guest :: 2008-07-17 14:29:50 | report
I always think of a fair/light skinned woman, and older. But a graceful, gentle personality and appearance. Hope this helps!
posted by guest: guest :: 2008-07-17 14:33:18 | report
I thought bag lady at safeway.
posted by guest :: 2008-07-17 14:48:50 | report
I don’t think there is any stereotype of the name Evelyn. There is for Ashley, though.
posted by guest :: 2008-07-17 16:43:17 | report
i was going to name my daughter on of the quadruplets evelyn, then i asked my mom about the name and she said she new a girl when she was younger named that, she said everyone made fun of her and called her evilyn in the end i named my daughter Leah Hope which i like better!
posted by guest: Rebecca Jonas :: 2008-07-17 16:55:01 | report

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