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An ancient Greek name, from Eugenia, the goddess of politeness in Greek mythology.
Damis  6/27/2005
This name derives from the Greek words: εθ-γενιος. The second component means: family, gender and not birth. Birth in Greek is γεννα, verb γεννω and the spelling has double n.
georgev1112  9/14/2011
From this same Greek name: Eu-gene derive the genes of DNA.
georgev1112  9/14/2011

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