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Gender Feminine
Scripts Εὐγένεια(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ew-JEH-nya(Italian)
ew-KHEH-nya(Spanish)
eh-oo-JEH-nee-a(Romanian)
ew-GEH-nya(Polish)
yoo-JEE-nee-ə(English)
yoo-JEEN-yə(English)
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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

VariantEugeneia(Ancient Greek)
DiminutivesGena, Genie, Gina, Jeana, Jeanna, Geena(English)
Masculine FormsEugenio(Italian) Eugenio(Spanish) Eugen(Romanian) Eugeniusz(Polish) Eugene, Owen(English) Eugenios, Eugenius(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesLagina(African American) Eukene(Basque) Yauheniya(Belarusian) Evgenia, Evgeniya, Zhenya(Bulgarian) Evženie(Czech) Eugénie(French) Uxía(Galician) Evgenia(Greek) Jevgēņija, Jevgeņija(Latvian) Evgenija(Macedonian) Eugênia(Portuguese) Evgenia, Evgeniya, Yevgeniya, Zhenya(Russian) Yevheniya(Ukrainian) Owena(Welsh)
Same SpellingEugênia
User SubmissionsEugénia, Eugènia

Popularity

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: December 23
Hungary: December 25 (as Eugénia)
Poland: March 6
Poland: September 6
Poland: September 13
Poland: September 16
Poland: December 25
Slovakia: September 18 (as Eugénia)
Sweden: November 5

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