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Eugene is a truly classic name that has stood the test of time. Popular across the world, it's come in and out of fashion as a trendy baby name. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Eugene:

Greek: noble

Origin of the name Eugene:

Eugene is a name of Greek origin that tends to be translated as “noble” but that literally means “well-born”.

Symbolism of the name Eugene:

Eugene tends to symbolize the hope of a family that a child will be intelligent and succcessful.

Style of the name Eugene:


Gender of the name Eugene:

Eugene is almost always used as a name for a baby boy.

Pronunciation of the name Eugene:


Number of syllables in the name Eugene:


Emotion evoked from the name Eugene:

Eugene tends to evoke emotions that are related to feeling confident as well as those related to feeling impressed.

Alternative spellings for the name Eugene:

  • Eujean
  • Ugene
  • Eugean

Nicknames for the name Eugene:

Popularity of the name Eugene:

According to the Social Security Administration, Eugene last ranked as the 940th most popular baby name in the United States. It was most popular in 1929 when it was the 20th most popular name for baby boys.

Related names for the name Eugene:

Great middle names for Eugene and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Eugene:

  • Eugene Coon (television producer)
  • Eugene Rodenberry (creator of Star Trek)
  • Eugene Okerlund (wrestling announcer)

Eugenes in popular culture:

  • Eugene Fitzherbert (aka Flynn Ryder, character in Tangled)
  • Eugene Krabs (character, Spongebob Squarepants)
  • Eugene ‘Flash' Thompson (character, Spider-man)
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