More info about the name "Yevgeni"
Yevgeni is a Russian form of Eugene. Eugene is a French as well as English name, whose origins are Old Greek. It comes from the Old Greek word, 'Eugenios'. 'Eugenios' is a combination of two elements, 'eu', meaning 'good' and 'genos' meaning 'birth'. The name means 'to be of noble descent'.