PRONOUNCED: O-in (Irish, Scottish), YO-in (Irish, Scottish) [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly means "born from the yew tree" in Irish, though it is possibly derived from EUGENE
. It was borne by several legendary or semi-legendary Irish figures, including a son of Niall
of the Nine Hostages.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eugenios, Eugenius (Ancient Greek), Eógan (Ancient Irish), Owain, Yvain, Ywain (Arthurian Romance), Evgeni (Bulgarian), Eugen (Croatian), Eugen, Evžen (Czech), Eugene, Gene, Owen (English), Eugène (French), Uxío (Galician), Eugen (German), Eugenio (Italian), Eugenijus (Lithuanian), Evgenij (Macedonian), Eugeniusz (Polish), Eugênio (Portuguese), Eugen (Romanian), Evgeni, Evgeniy, Evgeny, Yevgeni, Yevgeniy, Yevgeny, Genya, Zhenya (Russian), Eugen (Slovak), Eugenio (Spanish), Yevheniy (Ukrainian), Owain, Owen (Welsh), Owain (Welsh Mythology)
| Ireland || ranked #53|| |
| Northern Ireland || ranked #85|| ||