Evans Family Crest


Evans family crest

Meaning of the colors on the Evans family crest

Argent (silver) - represents the Evans reputation for peacefulness and sincerity.

Azure (blue) - represents the family's loyal and truthful nature.

Or (Gold) - symbolizes the historical generosity of this ancient family.



 Meaning of the symbols on the Evans family crest 

The Lion - represents ferociousness, bravery and valour in times of war and hardship, one of the most desirable family crest symbols.

The stag - symbolizes how the Evans are people of a peaceful and harmonious nature. Those who will not fight unless provoked.


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Origins of the Evans family name

The earliest known origin of the family name Evans is Wales.
The name is thought to be derived from the Welsh word "eifion" meaning "son of", likely an original reference to someones father or relative.
The first recorded use of the name was in the 12th century. The Evans family were originally from the Rhondda Valley in Wales.

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Summary of the Evans family and the Evans family crest

  • The Evans family name is of Welsh origin. 
  • The Evans family name is firstly derived from the personal name Evan.
  • The first recorded use of the Evans family name is in the 12th century.
  • The Evans family name is most common in Wales but is also commonly found in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
  • The Evans family name is associated with the Celtic god of youth, beauty, and poetry.
  • The Evans family were one of the first families to settle in America.
  • The Evans family name in America can be traced back to the early colonial period.
  • The first Evans family arrived in Massachusetts in 1630, and the family name has been associated with the state ever since.
  • Following their migration to other states, the Evans family played a significant role in the history of the United States, and today their name is associated with many different places and events.
  • The name today is most common in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.