Meaning and Origin of: Eugene

Eugene in both Greek and English origin the name means "Well-born."

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Well-born
  • English : Well-born

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Eugène) : from the personal name Eugène (Latin Eugenius, from Greek Eugenios meaning ‘well-born’, ‘noble’). This was borne by a 3rd-century bishop and martyr, who gave the personal name some currency during the Middle Ages.