US Popularity:1899
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Well-born; Noble
From the Greek to the French and across the seas to England, Eugene is certainly a well-traveled title. The boy's name means “well-born” or “noble,” making it a prestigious appellation for your new addition. Eugene was most popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, making it an ideal name choice if you want baby to carry on the legacy of a Eugene from another age. Although the name has dipped in the charts until now, with many traditionally elder-affiliated names on the rise, Eugene might just be the perfect classic title for a baby with a trendy twist.

Famous People Named Eugene

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
  • Eugene Stoner
  • Eugene Wilson
    Football Player

Eugene Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Eugene is currently #1330 on The Bump
Boy:Eugene is currently #719 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Eugene is currently #1899 in U.S. births
Boy:Eugene is currently #918 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 15
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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