Given Name EUDOCIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευδοκια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ευδοκια (Eudokia), derived from the word ευδοκεω (eudokeo) meaning "to be well pleased, to be satisfied", itself derived from ευ (eu) "good" and δοκεω (dokeo) "to think, to imagine, to suppose".


Orthodox Saints
VARIANT: Eudokia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Evdokiya (Bulgarian), Dunja (Croatian), Evdokia (Greek), Evdokija (Macedonian), Avdotya, Evdokiya, Yevdokiya, Dunya, Dunyasha (Russian), Dunja (Serbian), Dunja (Slovene)
Entry updated December 8, 2017