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Given Name EUGENIA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευγενεια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: e-oo-KHE-nyah (Spanish), e-uw-GEN-yah (Polish), yoo-JEE-nee-ə (English), yoo-JEEN-yə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Eugeneia (Ancient Greek)
DIMINUTIVES: Genie, Gina, Geena, Gena (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Eugenios, Eugenius (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lagina (African American), Eukene (Basque), Evgeniya, Zhenya (Bulgarian), Eugénie (French), Uxía (Galician), Evgenia (Greek), Evgenija (Macedonian), Eugênia (Portuguese), Evgeniya, Yevgeniya, Zhenya (Russian), Yevheniya (Ukrainian), Owena (Welsh)
See Also
Eugênia, Eugènia
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