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'''Evans''' is the surname of a [[Muggle]] family, though they have some magical blood, as [[Lily Evans]] was a [[Muggle-born]] [[Wizardkind|witch]].
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'''Evans''' is the surname of a [[Muggle]] family, though they have some magical blood, as [[Lily Evans]] was a [[Muggle-born]] [[Wizardkind|witch]]. Since they produced a magical child it can be assumed that there was a [[Squib]] somewhere in the family line.
They are [[Harry Potter]]'s maternal family, and are known in the wizarding world for Lily's sacrifice to save Harry from [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]. They are related to the Muggle [[Dursley family]] and wizarding [[Potter family|Potter]] and [[Weasley family|Weasley]] families. They lived near [[Spinner's End]], the residence of the [[Snape family]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref> Lily's parents were Muggles, as was her sister Petunia.
 
   
==Family Members==
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== Recent History ==
[[File:PetuniaDursley.jpg|thumb|left|150px|[[Petunia Dursley]] née Evans]]
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The Evans family are [[Harry Potter]]'s maternal family, and are known in the wizarding world for Lily's loving sacrifice in order save Harry from [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]].
[[File:Lily_Potter_fullcoloured.jpg|thumb|left|150px|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] née Evans]]
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*[[Lily Evans' father|Mr. Evans]] is a [[Muggle]] man, and he is the husband of [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs. Evans]]. Father of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]]. Father-in-law of [[Vernon Dursley]] and [[James Potter I|James Potter]], Grandfather of [[Harry Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley]]. Grandfather-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]] and [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]]. Great-grandfather of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]], [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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They are related to the Muggle [[Dursley family]] and wizarding [[Potter family|Potter]] and [[Weasley family|Weasley]] families. They lived near [[Spinner's End]], the residence of the [[Snape family]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref> Lily's parents were Muggles, as was her sister Petunia.
*[[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs. Evans]] is a [[Muggle]] woman, and she is the wife of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr. Evans]]. Mother of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]]. Mother-in-law of [[James Potter I|James Potter]] and [[Vernon Dursley]]. Grandmother of [[Dudley Dursley]] and [[Harry Potter]]. Grandmother-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]] and [[Dudley Dursley's wife]]. Great-Grandmother of Harry Potter children, [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]], [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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*[[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]] is a [[Muggle]] woman, and she is the elder daughter of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr.]] and [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs. Evans]], and she is the elder sister of [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]]. Wife of [[Vernon Dursley]], mother of [[Dudley Dursley]]. Sister-in-law of [[James Potter I|James Potter]]. Mother-in-law of [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]]. Grandmother of [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]]. Aunt of [[Harry Potter]], aunt-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]], great-aunt of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]] and [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]].
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==Family members==
*[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]] was a [[Muggle-born]] witch, and she was the younger daughter of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr.]] and [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs. Evans]], and she was the younger sister of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]]. Wife of [[James Potter I|James Potter]]. Mother of [[Harry Potter]]. Mother-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]]. Grandmother of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]] and [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]]. Aunt of [[Dudley Dursley]], aunt-in-law of [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]], great-aunt of [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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Mr. Evans.jpg|[[Mr. Evans]]
 
Mr. Evans.jpg|[[Mr. Evans]]
 
Mrs. Evans.jpg|[[Mrs. Evans]]
 
Mrs. Evans.jpg|[[Mrs. Evans]]
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Petunia Dursley.jpg|[[Petunia Dursley]] {{c|née Evans}}
Lily DHP2.jpg|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] nee Evans
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Lily Potter1.jpg|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] {{c|née Evans}}
Harry Potter Promo HBP.JPG|[[Harry Potter]]
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Dudley-dh1.jpg|[[Dudley Dursley]]
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Dudley eating.jpg|[[Dudley Dursley]]
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James II.jpg|[[James Potter II]]
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AlbusSevPotter.jpg|[[Albus Potter]]
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Lily PotterDH2.png|[[Lily Potter]]
 
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*[[Lily Evans' father|Mr Evans]] - A [[Muggle]] man, the husband of [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs Evans]], father of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]], father-in-law of [[Vernon Dursley]] and [[James Potter I|James Potter]], grandfather of [[Harry Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley]]. grandfather-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]] and [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]], great-grandfather of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]], [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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*[[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs Evans]] - A [[Muggle]] woman, wife of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr Evans]], mother of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]], mother-in-law of [[James Potter I|James Potter]] and [[Vernon Dursley]], grandmother of [[Dudley Dursley]] and [[Harry Potter]], grandmother-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]] and [[Dudley Dursley's wife]], great-Grandmother of Harry Potter children, [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]], [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]] and [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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*[[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley ]] {{c|née Evans}} - is a [[Muggle]] woman, the elder daughter of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr]] and [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs Evans]], and the elder sister of [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter née Evans]], wife of [[Vernon Dursley]], mother of [[Dudley Dursley]], sister-in-law of [[James Potter I|James Potter]], mother-in-law of [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]], grandmother of [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]], aunt of [[Harry Potter]], aunt-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]], great-aunt of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]] and [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]].
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*[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter I ]] {{c|née Evans}} - was a [[Muggle-born]] witch, the younger daughter of [[Lily Evans' father|Mr]] and [[Lily Evans' mother|Mrs Evans]], the younger sister of [[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Dursley née Evans]], wife of [[James Potter I|James Potter]], mother of [[Harry Potter]], mother-in-law of [[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]], grandmother of [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], [[Albus Potter|Albus Severus Potter]] and [[Lily Potter|Lily Luna Potter]], aunt of [[Dudley Dursley]], aunt-in-law of [[Dudley Dursley's wife|Dudley's wife]], great-aunt of [[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley's children]].
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*[[Harry Potter]] - A [[half-blood]] [[Gryffindor]] who famously defeated [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]], son of James and Lily Potter. He was the leader and teacher of [[Dumbledore's Army]], married to Ginny Weasley and father of James Sirius, Albus Severus and Lily Luna Potter.
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*[[Dudley Dursley]] - Only child of Vernon Dursley and Petunia.
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*[[James Potter II]] - A half-blood wizard, who is the eldest child and first son of Harry and Ginny Potter. He has a younger brother and sister. He is named for his paternal grandfather and his father's godfather.
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*[[Albus Potter]] - A half-blood wizard, he is the second child and son of Harry and Ginny Potter. He has an older brother and a younger sister. He is named after Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape. Both former and latter were Headmasters of Hogwarts, their houses were Gryffindor and Slytherin, respectively.
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*[[Lily Potter II]] - A half-blood witch, who is the youngest child and only daughter of Harry and Ginny Potter. She has two older brothers. She is named after her paternal grandmother and one of her parents's oldest friends.
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*[[Dudley Dursley's children|Dudley Dursley's two children]]
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''Evans'' is a [[Wales|Welsh]] or [[England|English]] surname derived from the given name ''Evan''<ref>[http://surnames.behindthename.com/php/search.php?terms=Evans&type=n&operator=or Behind the Name: Evans]</ref>. As a Welsh name, [[Wikipedia:Evan|Evan]] means "young warrior;" it can also be considered a form of the name ''John'', meaning "God is gracious."<ref>[http://www.behindthename.com/name/evan Behind the Name: Evan]</ref>
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''Evans'' is a [[Wales|Welsh]] or [[England|English]] surname derived from the given name ''Evan''.<ref>[http://surnames.behindthename.com/php/search.php?terms=Evans&type=n&operator=or Behind the Name: Evans]</ref> As a Welsh name, [[Wikipedia:Evan|Evan]] means "young warrior;" it can also be considered a form of the name ''John'', meaning "God is gracious."<ref>[http://www.behindthename.com/name/evan Behind the Name: Evan]</ref>
   
 
Both sisters in the Evans family, Lily and Petunia, are named after flowers.
 
Both sisters in the Evans family, Lily and Petunia, are named after flowers.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*[[Mark Evans]] is not related to the family.<ref>[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/faq_view.cfm?id=49 J.K.Rowling Official Site F.A.Q.]</ref>
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*[[Mark Evans]] is not related to the family.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20110623035755/http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/de/faq_view.cfm?id=49 J.K.Rowling Official Site F.A.Q.]</ref>
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*[[Lucy Evans]] is not related to the family.
 
*Other than [[Lily Evans]] and her [[Harry Potter|son,]] other Evans family members must have had almond shaped green eyes, as when [[Harry Potter|Lily Evans' son]] stumbled across the [[Mirror of Erised]] he saw his maternal and [[Potter family|paternal]] family. He saw some people with eyes like his.
 
*Other than [[Lily Evans]] and her [[Harry Potter|son,]] other Evans family members must have had almond shaped green eyes, as when [[Harry Potter|Lily Evans' son]] stumbled across the [[Mirror of Erised]] he saw his maternal and [[Potter family|paternal]] family. He saw some people with eyes like his.
*Interestingly the etymoloy of the Evans family is "young warrior" this could tie with Harry Potter, the son of Lily Evans.
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*Interestingly the etymology of the Evans family is "young warrior" this could tie with Harry Potter, the son of Lily Evans.
 
*In the films, the Evans's are played by the following actors:
 
*In the films, the Evans's are played by the following actors:
 
*[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter (née Evans)]] is played by [[Geraldine Somerville]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' and ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2|Part 2]]''.<br />The 15 year old Lily Evans was played in a deleted scene by [[Susie Shinner]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' and the 11 year old Lily Evans was played by [[Ellie Darcey-Alden]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''.
 
*[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter (née Evans)]] is played by [[Geraldine Somerville]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' and ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2|Part 2]]''.<br />The 15 year old Lily Evans was played in a deleted scene by [[Susie Shinner]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' and the 11 year old Lily Evans was played by [[Ellie Darcey-Alden]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''.
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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[[es:Familia Evans‎]]
 
[[es:Familia Evans‎]]
 
[[fr:Famille Evans]]
 
[[fr:Famille Evans]]

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Evans family
Family heritage
Blood status

Muggle, one known magical member

Notable family members
Status

Extinct in male line. Extant in female line through the Dursley family and the Potter family

Relationships
Related families
Affiliation
House(s)

Gryffindor

Loyalty

Evans is the surname of a Muggle family, though they have some magical blood, as Lily Evans was a Muggle-born witch. Since they produced a magical child it can be assumed that there was a Squib somewhere in the family line.

Recent History Edit

The Evans family are Harry Potter's maternal family, and are known in the wizarding world for Lily's loving sacrifice in order save Harry from Lord Voldemort.

They are related to the Muggle Dursley family and wizarding Potter and Weasley families. They lived near Spinner's End, the residence of the Snape family.[1] Lily's parents were Muggles, as was her sister Petunia.

Family membersEdit

EtymologyEdit

Evans is a Welsh or English surname derived from the given name Evan.[2] As a Welsh name, Evan means "young warrior;" it can also be considered a form of the name John, meaning "God is gracious."[3]

Both sisters in the Evans family, Lily and Petunia, are named after flowers.

Behind the scenesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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