Evans is a family name of Welsh origin. Within the United Kingdom it is the 8th most common surname, being most common in the city of Swansea, Wales. Within the United States, it is ranked as the 48th-most common surname, being most common in those states where Welsh families settled such as the communities of Pennsylvania.
Evans means is the angelized version of saying son of Evan. It began as Ifan which simply means John
Levans ,Bevans, Evens, Egans,Evins are also varients of the name Evans .
It is interesting to note it means 'lover of horses'