Eugene
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
YOO-jeen
Meaning
Of noble descent
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Eugene is a French as well as English name, whose origins are Old Greek. It comes from the Old Greek name 'Eugenios'. 'Eugenios' is a combination of two elements, 'eu', meaning 'good', and 'genos', meaning 'birth'. The name means 'to be of noble descent'.

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Eugene Lyons - author
Eugene Roberts - football player
Eugene Wilson - football player

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