Origin:Greek
Popularity:1653
Meaning:well-born, noble
Eugene as a boy's name is pronounced yoo-JEEN. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Eugene is "well-born, noble". Famous Eugene's include the comedian Eugene Levy and the actor Michael Landon whose given name was Eugene Maurice Orowitz. Place name: Eugene is a city in Oregon.

Famous Eugenes

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Eugene Laverty
    Race Car Driver
  • Eugene Levy
    Actor
  • Eugene Stoner
    Inventor
  • Eugene Wilson
    Football Player

Popularity Trend Chart

Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.

Source: Social Security Administration

Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Name added. View your list