Meaning and Origin of: Eunice
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First name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Victorious
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Americanized form of Spanish Núñez (see Nunez) in a family of Portuguese Jewish origin. This family name occurs chiefly in GA. The etymology of the female given name Eunice is from Greek eu ‘good’ + nikē ‘victory’, but no historical connection has been established between the given name and the surname.
- At the time of the Civil War, Cole Nunez, a descendant of Samuel Nunez of Savannah, GA, changed his surname to Eunice.