Meaning and Origin of Eugene - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Eugene

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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.