Eugene: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Eugene

Eugene

Pronunciation: yoo-JEEN, YOO-jeen (key)

Origin of the name Eugene:

A borrowing from the French, Eugene is derived from the Latin Eugenius, which is from eugenēs (well-borne).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Eugenio, Gene, Yevgeni

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Personal experiences with the name Eugene: | Edit

Eugene was my first love. He was the most creative and fun-loving person I have ever known. He died at only 20 years old. Today, I turn around whenever I hear the name Eugene on the street or tv.

Nicknames for Eugene: | Edit

Gene, Geno, Eug, Zjenya, Jhenya

Meanings and history of the name Eugene: | Edit

often short for Yevgeniy
Translation of Russian Evgeny

Famous real-life people named Eugene: | Edit

Eugene O'Neill - playwright
Eugene McCarthy - Politician
Eugene Kelly - Actor

Eugene in song, story & screen: | Edit

Eugene Fitzherbert, better known as Flynn Rider from Tangled

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