Given Name EUNICE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευνικη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: YOO-nis (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ευνικη (Eunike) which meant "good victory" from ευ (eu) "good" and νικη (nike) "victory". The New Testament mentions her as the mother of Timothy. As an English name, it was first used after the Protestant Reformation.
VARIANT: Unice (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eunike (Ancient Greek), Eunike (Biblical Greek), Eunika (Polish)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017