When Thomas Evelyn was born about 1551, in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir George Raymond Montpeson Evelyn, was 28 and his mother, Rose Williams, was 22. He married Frances Harvey in 1589, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters.
English: from an unrecorded Middle English female personal name Evelin(e), a double diminutive of Eve . Sometimes this surname was a variant of (or confused with) the surname Aveline, which is from the Middle English and Old French female personal name Avelin(e), either a double diminutive of ancient Germanic Ava, or of Old French and Middle English Avice (see Avis ).