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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eugenia

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Eugenia means "Well born or noble" and is of Greek origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Eu*ge"ni*a
A genus of myrtaceous plants, mostly of tropical countries, and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which are the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.

Etymology: NL. Named in honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy

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  1. Tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
Wiktionary

Ancient Greek Εὐγενία, feminine form of Εὐγένιος ( =Eugene) "well born".

  1. A female given name. Variant: Eugenie.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 45 Eugenia, a main belt asteroid.

Eugenia was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Eugenia

She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Eugenia was given the name María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro on March 9th, 1992 in Buenos Aires.

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Jeanne Eagels was an actress. Her career lasted from 1913 to 1929. Jeanne was given the name Eugenia Eagles on June 26th, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 3rd, 1929.

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Eugenia was born on December 25th, 1987 in Moscow.

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Eugenia was born in 1926. She left this life on May 4th, 1970.

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Eugenia was born on September 23rd, 1984 in Kazan. Eugenia is also known as Володина and Евгения (Russian).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eugenia

Isabella Clara Eugenia was royalty. Her career lasted from 1598 to 1621. Isabella was born as the child of Philip II of Spain and Elisabeth of Valois on August 12th, 1566 in Segovia. She died on December 1st, 1633.

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Louise Josefina Eugenia was royalty. She was most prominent from 1906 to 1912. Louise was born as the child of Charles XV of Sweden and Louise of the Netherlands on October 31st, 1851 in Stockholm Palace. She passed away on March 20th, 1926.

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Maria Eugénia is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1931 to 1948. Maria was born on April 1st, 1927 in Lisbon. Maria is also known as Maria Eugenia Rodrigues Branco.

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How popular is the baby name Eugenia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 40 40 0
1881 40 40 0
1882 73 73 0
1883 48 48 0
1884 42 42 0
1885 68 68 0
1886 71 71 0
1887 63 63 0
1888 70 70 0
1889 78 78 0
1890 83 83 0
1891 83 83 0
1892 91 91 0
1893 82 82 0
1894 85 85 0
1895 83 83 0
1896 99 99 0
1897 96 96 0
1898 91 91 0
1899 109 109 0
1900 112 112 0
1901 87 87 0
1902 89 89 0
1903 100 100 0
1904 113 113 0
1905 116 116 0
1906 111 111 0
1907 110 110 0
1908 131 131 0
1909 137 137 0
1910 168 168 0
1911 219 219 0
1912 266 266 0
1913 310 310 0
1914 367 367 0
1915 506 506 0
1916 536 536 0
1917 494 494 0
1918 561 561 0
1919 606 606 0
1920 584 584 0
1921 606 606 0
1922 507 507 0
1923 571 571 0
1924 551 551 0
1925 464 464 0
1926 496 496 0
1927 467 462 5
1928 407 407 0
1929 399 399 0
1930 341 341 0
1931 331 331 0
1932 342 342 0
1933 291 291 0
1934 264 264 0
1935 271 271 0
1936 254 254 0
1937 268 268 0
1938 236 236 0
1939 246 246 0
1940 250 250 0
1941 268 268 0
1942 325 325 0
1943 308 308 0
1944 310 310 0
1945 291 291 0
1946 279 279 0
1947 365 365 0
1948 298 298 0
1949 309 309 0
1950 350 350 0
1951 360 360 0
1952 303 303 0
1953 329 329 0
1954 351 351 0
1955 357 357 0
1956 328 328 0
1957 350 350 0
1958 321 321 0
1959 314 314 0
1960 348 348 0
1961 330 330 0
1962 364 364 0
1963 361 361 0
1964 373 373 0
1965 361 361 0
1966 299 299 0
1967 322 322 0
1968 271 266 5
1969 290 290 0
1970 337 337 0
1971 327 327 0
1972 256 256 0
1973 216 211 5
1974 238 238 0
1975 229 229 0
1976 183 183 0
1977 186 186 0
1978 203 203 0
1979 185 185 0
1980 183 183 0
1981 173 173 0
1982 169 169 0
1983 168 168 0
1984 150 150 0
1985 132 132 0
1986 139 139 0
1987 109 109 0
1988 82 82 0
1989 124 124 0
1990 128 128 0
1991 102 102 0
1992 92 92 0
1993 66 66 0
1994 76 76 0
1995 69 69 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 57 57 0
1998 55 55 0
1999 52 52 0
2000 67 67 0
2001 55 55 0
2002 31 31 0
2003 42 42 0
2004 47 47 0
2005 35 35 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 46 46 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 40 40 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 36 36 0
2016 40 40 0
2017 37 37 0

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Popularity of Eugenia as a first name

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Popularity of Eugenia as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Eugenia

  • How Popular is the name Eugenia? Eugenia is the 1,393rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eugenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,518 babies born with the first name Eugenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eugenia to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eugenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 40 new born babies.
  • When was Eugenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eugenia is Thursday, August 22nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Eugenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eugenia was in 1919 with a total of 606 babies.
  • Random Eugenia Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eugenia is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Eugenia: Your name in reverse order is Ainegue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naeigue. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.