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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eugen

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Alt. Meaning

E is for elegant, born within you.

U is for useful, always to others.

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons Named Eugen

Bertolt Brecht was an epic theatrenon-aristotelian drama and epic theatre playwright, theatre director, and poet. Bertolt was given the name Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht on February 10th, 1898 in Augsburg. He died on August 14th, 1956.


Eugène Ionesco was a theatre playwright. He was most active from 1931 to 1931. Eugène was given the name Eugen Ionescu on November 26th, 1909 in Slatina, Romania. He left this life on March 28th, 1994.


Eugen was given the name Friederich Wilhelm Müller on April 2nd, 1867 in Königsberg. Eugen is also known as Eugene Sandow. He left this life on October 14th, 1925.


Eugen Weidmann is a criminal.


Eugen Bleuler was a scientist in the field of psychiatry. Eugen was given the name Paul Eugen Bleuler on April 30th, 1857 in Zollikon, Switzerland. He died on July 15th, 1939.


Eugen Goldstein was a in the field of physics. Eugen was born on September 5th, 1850 in Gliwice, Poland. He passed away on December 25th, 1930.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eugen

Prince Eugen was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Närke. Prince was born as the child of Oscar II of Sweden and Sophia of Nassau on August 1st, 1865 in Drottningholm Palace. He left this life on August 17th, 1947.


Louis Eugen was royalty. His career lasted from 1793 to 1795. Louis was born as the child of Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn, and Taxis on January 6th, 1731 in Frankfurt. He passed away on May 20th, 1795.


Christoph was born on May 28th, 1976.


Freddy was born on February 4th, 1941 in København, Denmark.


Fun Facts about the name Eugen

  • How Popular is the name Eugen? Eugen is the 25,216th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eugen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 226 babies born with the first name Eugen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eugen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eugen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Eugen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eugen is Monday, June 13th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Eugen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eugen was in 1930 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eugen: Your name in reverse order is Negue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Euneg. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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