Introducing Evan Marinus James Moerman
Born July 21, 2017 (11:11 am, Calgary time) tipping the scales at 8 lbs 5 oz and 49 cm in length.
Evan has Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origins
meaning "God is gracious". It's Welsh root is also a variant of John (with the
same meaning). In Celtic, the name means "young warrior". Evan is also a short
form of Evangelos, "good messenger" in Greek. In Hebrew, Evan means "rock". With
Marinus and James Evan is named after his paternal and maternal
grandfathers. John was the name of Evan's paternal
great-grandfather and can be traced to 1623;
Marinus to his great-great grandfather in 1886. Evan is the 100th
descendent (by birth or marriage into the family) of
My favourite early picture is of Alia being introduced to her baby brother! (Click to enlarge photos below.)
What next? Melanie arrives to help as home-nurse-for-a-week!
I love this contemplative young Dad!
Evan continues growing fast...
First one month:
Then Evan is two months old and a handsome young man!