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|family members=*[[Petunia Dursley|Petunia Evans]]
 
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*[[Lily Evans]]
 
*[[Lily Evans]]
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|status=Extinct in male line. Extant in female line through the [[Dursley family]] and the [[Potter family]]
 
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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.
 
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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==Family members==
[[File:PetuniaDursley.jpg|thumb|left|150px|[[Petunia Dursley]] 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]].
[[File:Lily_Potter_fullcoloured.jpg|thumb|left|150px|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] née Evans]]
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*[[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]].
*[[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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*[[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]].
*[[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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*[[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]].
*[[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]].
 
*[[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]]
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Mr. Evans.jpg|[[Mr Evans]]
Mrs. Evans.jpg|[[Mrs. Evans]]
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Mrs. Evans.jpg|[[Mrs Evans]]
Petunia DH.png|[[Petunia Dursley]] nee Evans
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Petunia DH.png|[[Petunia Dursley]] née Evans
Lily DHP2.jpg|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] nee Evans
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Lily DHP2.png|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] née Evans
 
Harry Potter Promo HBP.JPG|[[Harry Potter]]
 
Harry Potter Promo HBP.JPG|[[Harry Potter]]
 
Dudley-dh1.jpg|[[Dudley Dursley]]
 
Dudley-dh1.jpg|[[Dudley Dursley]]
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PetuniaDursley.jpg|Petunia Dursley]]
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Lily Potter fullcoloured.jpg|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] née Evans
 
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==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.
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==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>
 
*[[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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*[[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.
 
*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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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
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[[ru:Эвансы]]
 
[[es:Familia Evans‎]]
 
[[es:Familia Evans‎]]
 
[[fr:Famille Evans]]
 
[[fr:Famille Evans]]

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The Prince's Tale
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. They are Harry Potter's maternal family, and are known in the wizarding world for Lily's sacrifice to 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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