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In Greek mythology, Eugeneia was the goddess of politeness.
-- Damis  6/27/2005
My mum's middle name is Eugenia. We pronounce it the Spanish way - Eh-oo-HEN-yah. It's funny to say.
-- Anonymous User  8/6/2006
Eugenia Volodina (Russian: Евгения Володина, b. September 17, 1984 in Kazan, Russia) is a Russian supermodel.
-- sweetbabe  11/21/2006
I think it's a harsh and ugly name like Eugine. I met a girl who's about to be fourteen with this name. I wonder what she thinks of it.
-- writing the world  3/3/2007
I actually rather like this name for some weird reason. Fair enough, it is very old-fashioned, and the people who name their daghters Eugenia today are probably elitist snobs, but I like it all the same. I'm not nostalgic of the old times when this was a common name, but it has that old-fashioned, sophisticated elegance to it. A girl named Eugenia could always go by Jean, which may be dated itself, but is still quite common as a middle name, even if for rather unintelligent country girls. Or, she could go by Genia or Ginny. I won't use a variant of a name that has been the name of saints and popes, but I like this feminine name.
-- slight night shiver  5/23/2008
This is my second-favorite girls' name. It's very beautiful.
-- bananarama  8/22/2008
My mother's middle name is Eugena, though only on one official document. It has been misspelled on a variety of birth certificates as Eugenie, Eugenia and even Eugene. She wishes her mother had spelled it Eugenia.
-- Anonymous User  2/13/2009
Eugenia "Jean" Harrington, played by Barbara Stanwyck, is a goodhearted grifter in the classic screwball comedy "The Lady Eve".
-- Clytemnestra  5/7/2009
I like it. Not a name I would use, but for some reason it appeals to me! I'm fond of it.
-- italiannames  12/21/2009
Pretty name, but tough to pull off.
-- Chrila96  8/16/2010
My husband's grandmother was named Eugenia, and it's likely we will use this name in some way if we have a daughter. She was a poor, hard-working woman in the Philippines, and we are hardly "elitist snobs". There are a variety of reasons for choosing names and making assumptions about people's choices is pretty obnoxious.
-- Anonymous User  1/13/2012
Maria Eugenia (1625-1527) was the daughter of King Philip IV of Spain and his wife Elisabeth.
-- CarolinW  7/22/2012
Eugenia Clinchard (born 1904 in Oakland, California) was an American actress.
-- Anonymous User  8/8/2012
My name is Eugenia. I'm from Greece and here the name is quite well known. I got it from my grandmother. It is a custom here for the first child to be named after her/his father's parents. Kind of an old fashioned way to name your children, but I like my name and at least for now no one has ever told me anything negative.
-- Anonymous User  8/6/2015

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