Bevan

Bevan is a name of Welsh origin, derived from "ab-Evan" meaning "son of Evan".

  • First name
    • Bevan Congdon (1938–), New Zealand cricketer
    • Bevan Davies, American musician
    • Bevan Docherty (1977–), New Zealand athlete
    • Bevan Dufty (1955–), American politician
    • Bevan George (1977–), New Zealand hockey player
    • Bevan Griggs (1978–), New Zealand cricketer
    • Bevan Hari (1975–), New Zealand hockey player
    • Bevan Spencer von Einem (c.1945–), Australian criminal
  • Surname
    • Alonza Bevan (1970–), English bass player
    • Aneurin "Nye" Bevan (1897–1960), Welsh politician
    • Bev Bevan (1945–), English drummer
    • Brian Bevan (1924–1991), Australian rugby player
    • Bridget Bevan (1698-1779 Welsh philanthropist
    • David Gilroy Bevan (1928–1996), English politician
    • Edward Andrew Bevan (Born 1992)- (American Artist)
    • Edward John Bevan (1856–1921), English chemist
    • Edwyn Bevan (1870–1943), English philosopher
    • Hal Bevan (1930–1968), American baseballer
    • Hilary Bevan Jones (1952–), British television producer
    • James Bevan (1856–1938), Wales rugby union captain
    • John Bevan (disambiguation), multiple people
    • Mary Ann Bevan (1874–1933), English sideshow attraction
    • Matthew Bevan (1973–), British criminal
    • Maurice Bevan (1921-2006), British baritone and composer
    • Michael Bevan (1970–), Australian cricketer
    • Paul Bevan (1984–), Australian footballer
    • R.A. Bevan (1901–1974), Advertising pioneer
    • Robert Polhill Bevan (1865–1925), Artist (father of R.A. Bevan)
    • Sandy Jobin-Bevans (1972–), Canadian actor and comedian
    • Scott Bevan (1979–), English footballer
    • Scott Bevan (journalist) (1964-), Australian journalist
    • Sid Bevan (1877–1933), Wales and British Lion rugby union player
    • Silvanus Bevan (1691–1765), apothecary
    • Stewart Bevan, British actor
    • Tim Bevan (1958–), New Zealand film producer
    • Tony Bevan (1951-), Painter
    • Tony Bevan (1956-), Musician
    • Vince Bevan, Canadian policeman

Famous quotes containing the word bevan:

    I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
    —Aneurin Bevan (1897–1960)

    We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
    —Aneurin Bevan (1897–1960)

    His ear is so sensitively attuned to the bugle note of history that he is often deaf to the more raucous clamour of contemporary life.
    —Aneurin Bevan (1897–1960)