Eunice

First Name
80k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
582
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Eunice

"Eunice" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Good victory". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

A biblical name from Ancient Greek εὖ (eû, “good”) + νίκη (níkē, “victory”).

  1. A female given name.
  2. A city in Louisiana
  3. A city in New Mexico

Notable Persons With the Name Eunice

Nina Simone was a rhythm, blues, jazz, folk music, soul music, and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1954 to 2003. Nina was given the name Eunice Kathleen Waymon on February 21st, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, U.S. She breathed her last breath on April 21st, 2003.

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Dame Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a leading person. Dame was given the name Eunice Mary Kennedy by her parents Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Kennedy on July 10th, 1921 in , U.S. She left this life on August 11th, 2009.

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Eve Arden was an actress. Her career lasted from 1928 to 1928. Eve was given the name Eunice Mary Quedens on April 30th, 1908 in Mill Valley, California, U.S. She left this life on November 12th, 1990.

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Dona Drake was an actress, singer, and dancer. She was most prominent from 1933 to 1933. Dona was given the name Eunice Westmoreland on November 15th, 1914 in Miami, Florida, U.S. Dona is also known as Rita Rio, Una Velon, Rita Shaw, Westmoreland, and Eunice. She left this life on June 20th, 1989.

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Eunice Gayson is an influential human. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1972. Eunice was given the name Eunice Sargaison on March 17th, 1931 in Croydon, London, England, UK.

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Faith Brown is an actor, singing, comedian, impressionist (entertainment), actress, singer, comedienne, and impressionist. Faith was given the name Eunice Irene Carroll on May 28th, 1944 in Liverpool, England, UK.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 67 67 0
1881 77 77 0
1882 75 75 0
1883 106 106 0
1884 112 112 0
1885 136 136 0
1886 142 142 0
1887 136 136 0
1888 180 180 0
1889 185 185 0
1890 214 214 0
1891 237 237 0
1892 299 294 5
1893 315 310 5
1894 295 295 0
1895 340 334 6
1896 351 351 0
1897 392 387 5
1898 443 437 6
1899 391 385 6
1900 516 503 13
1901 424 424 0
1902 497 490 7
1903 476 469 7
1904 508 502 6
1905 531 525 6
1906 564 554 10
1907 616 608 8
1908 687 676 11
1909 635 625 10
1910 749 742 7
1911 837 830 7
1912 1,082 1,066 16
1913 1,230 1,214 16
1914 1,499 1,478 21
1915 1,889 1,860 29
1916 2,010 1,963 47
1917 2,063 2,036 27
1918 2,251 2,224 27
1919 2,100 2,061 39
1920 2,278 2,238 40
1921 2,271 2,240 31
1922 2,208 2,179 29
1923 2,141 2,114 27
1924 2,183 2,147 36
1925 2,135 2,097 38
1926 1,972 1,942 30
1927 1,973 1,947 26
1928 1,752 1,721 31
1929 1,571 1,546 25
1930 1,469 1,438 31
1931 1,365 1,344 21
1932 1,405 1,376 29
1933 1,217 1,189 28
1934 1,253 1,231 22
1935 1,148 1,129 19
1936 1,083 1,062 21
1937 1,060 1,042 18
1938 960 941 19
1939 862 848 14
1940 890 869 21
1941 790 771 19
1942 815 799 16
1943 804 785 19
1944 728 716 12
1945 643 627 16
1946 647 632 15
1947 717 705 12
1948 608 602 6
1949 560 555 5
1950 553 543 10
1951 534 525 9
1952 512 505 7
1953 465 456 9
1954 432 423 9
1955 436 430 6
1956 420 406 14
1957 447 437 10
1958 392 384 8
1959 393 384 9
1960 334 326 8
1961 332 332 0
1962 309 304 5
1963 303 303 0
1964 311 304 7
1965 245 245 0
1966 231 231 0
1967 200 200 0
1968 198 198 0
1969 198 198 0
1970 191 191 0
1971 190 184 6
1972 174 174 0
1973 178 178 0
1974 159 159 0
1975 174 169 5
1976 176 169 7
1977 147 147 0
1978 158 152 6
1979 142 142 0
1980 181 176 5
1981 150 145 5
1982 166 166 0
1983 147 147 0
1984 138 138 0
1985 159 159 0
1986 176 176 0
1987 181 181 0
1988 214 214 0
1989 179 179 0
1990 206 206 0
1991 206 196 10
1992 217 217 0
1993 202 202 0
1994 202 202 0
1995 212 212 0
1996 180 180 0
1997 179 179 0
1998 193 193 0
1999 202 202 0
2000 189 189 0
2001 182 182 0
2002 182 182 0
2003 176 176 0
2004 212 212 0
2005 137 137 0
2006 178 178 0
2007 166 166 0
2008 157 157 0
2009 135 135 0
2010 169 169 0
2011 141 141 0
2012 135 135 0
2013 147 147 0
2014 146 146 0
2015 145 145 0

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Popularity of Eunice as a first name

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Popularity of Eunice as a last name

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Common last names for Eunice

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Thomas
  • Hall
  • Robinson

Common first names for Eunice

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eunice U.S.
  White 73.88% 64.26%
  African American 17.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eunice

People with the last name Eunice are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eunice

  • How Popular is the name Eunice? Eunice is the 734th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eunice was the 38,103rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eunice have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80,386 babies born with the first name Eunice in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eunice to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eunice? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 67 new born babies.
  • When was Eunice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eunice is Sunday, February 28th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Eunice born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eunice was in 1921 with a total of 2,240 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eunice!
  • Random Eunice Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eunice ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 77 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Eunice: Your name in reverse order is Ecinue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uneeci. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eunice? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 582 people with the last name Eunice.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eunice? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eunice as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Eunice's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Eunice mean?

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Uis for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

Iis for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Eis for expressive, not one to hold within.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.