Gender Feminine
Scripts Εὐδοκία(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐδοκία (Eudokia), derived from the word εὐδοκέω (eudokeo) meaning "to be well pleased, to be satisfied", itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δοκέω (dokeo) meaning "to think, to imagine, to suppose". This name was common among Byzantine royalty. Saint Eudocia was the wife of the 5th-century emperor Theodosius II.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEvdokiya(Bulgarian) Evdokia(Greek) Evdokija(Macedonian) Avdotya, Evdokiya, Yevdokiya, Dunya, Dunyasha(Russian) Yevdokiya(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020