Evelyn Brent (Actress) was born on October 20, 1899 in Tampa, Florida. Evelyn Brent died on June 04, 1975 in Los Angeles, California at age of 75 in Los Angeles, California due to Heart Attack. Evelyn Brent's horoscope sun sign is Libra
and Chinese zodiac sign is Pig
. Evelyn Brent was famous for Underworld
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Evelyn Brent is 5' 2" (157 cm) tall, with brown - dark eyes and black hair. Evelyn Brent"s nationality is American.
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Meanings of Name Evelyn
The name Evelyn was originated from German. It is used as both mail and female names. The name Evelyn is of the meaning of Uncertain, possibly desired. The name Evelyn is used in English speaking countries. Of German roots, Evelyn is an English variant of Aveline. Aveline is itself related to Ava, Medieval short form of Germanic names beginning with the element "avi", of unknown meaning, possibly "desired".
It can also be considered a cognate of Eve and Lyn - then of Hebrew origin. There is a possible relation with the Gaelic 'eiblin' ('pleasant') as well.
The medieval name seems to have been used only by women, but it gave rise to a surname that was turned into a masculine given name as early as the 17th century. Evelyn is today used primarily by women, but it was common enough as a boys' name just a generation ago.
An example of it as a surname is the gardener and diarist John Evelyn. Novelist Evelyn Waugh is a famous male bearer, and Pre-Raphaelite painter Evelyn De Morgan is a female bearer.
In the 20th century, Evelyn was most popular in the 1910s and 20s. Recently it has been resurging..
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