Eugene

Eugene - A very unique male name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Eugene, meaning wellborn, noble, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #40. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Eugene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Eugene? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Eugene. The baby boy name Eugene was given to 269 baby boys in 2012, ranking #730 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,101 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Eugene peaked in popularity 92 years ago in 1927 on position 20.



Famous with this name

Eugene Levy
Eugene Enriquez
Eugene Martin


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Eugene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Eugene is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #384 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #995.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Eugene is where you live.


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Eugene origin and meaning

Eugene is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wellborn, noble. To see famous people named Eugene, pop culture references for the name Eugene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Eugene

We've found the following names that sound similar to Eugene, sorted by popularity.

Eugenio / Eshan / Eason / Eshaan / Egan / Ekam / Ezana / Ekin / Ehsan / Exum /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012730
2011823
2010776
2009769
2008702
2007677
2006668
2005655
2004593
2003586
2002561
2001523
2000511
1999460
1998467
1997435
1996449
1995443
1994372
1993368
1992340
1991327
1990311
1989280
1988261
1987254
1986228
1985234
1984216
1983212
1982201
1981211
1980190
1979181
1978176
1977170
1976159
1975160
1974154
1973142
1972145
1971145
1970145
1969130
1968125
1967121
1966116
1965119
1964114
1963111
1962112
1961113
1960109
1959106
1958102
195792
195686
195581
195477
195375
195271
195165
195058
194958
194861
194759
194657
194550
194448
194347
194245
194142
194038
193937
193833
193733
193629
193527
193424
193323
193222
193121
193021
192920
192820
192720
192623
192524
192425
192325
192225
192126
192029
191933
191835
191739
191639
191541
191443
191343
191241
191143
191040

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania384
New Mexico455
Kentucky517
Colorado551
South Carolina568
California578
Minnesota579
Massachusetts593
Washington641
New Jersey661
Maryland661
Ohio679
Wisconsin684
Illinois694
Georgia699
North Carolina740
Florida765
New York778
Michigan785
Virginia883
Indiana962
Arizona984
Texas995

Even more about Eugene


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Eugene a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Eugene?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1927
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Eugene
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,101
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +269

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