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Gender: M Meaning of Eugene: "wellborn, noble" Origin of Eugene: Greek Eugene's Popularity in 2012: #740

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Eugene is a grandpa name that shows no signs of rejuvenating-- or to quote Jim Carrey, whose middle name this is, "You can never get too cool with a name like Eugene". The hero of Disney's "Tangled" felt the same way, when he changed his birthname of Eugene to the more romantic Flynn.

On the plus side, there were four popes named Eugene, and it had a long history of popularity, from about 1875 to the 1940s. Literary namesake: Eugene O'Neill.

The female form, Eugenie, on the other hand, is quite stylish, belonging to one of the daughters of the Duke and Duchess of York.

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Famous People Named Eugene

Eugene O'Neill, American playwright
Eugene Merle Shoemaker, American geologist
Eugene McCarthy, American politician and poet
Eugene Amano, American NFL football player
Eugene Sims, American NFL football player
Eugene Monroe, American NFL football player
Eugene Ionesco, Romanian dramatist
Eugene Pip, son of actress Billie Piper (born April 2012)
Eugene Mirman, Russian-born American comedian
Eugene Osment, American actor
James Eugene "Jim" Carrey, Canadian actor
Eugene Wigner, Hungarian American theoretical physicist, mathematician and Nobel prize winner

Pop Culture References for the Name Eugene

Eugene Wrayburn, character in Charles Dickens' Our Mutual Friend
Eugene Tannenbaum, from the movie "Evan Almighty"
Eugene is the real name of character Flynn Rider in Disney's Tangled

Eugene Krabs, better known as Mr. Krabs from SpongeBob Squarepants

Gene, Gino

Eugene's International Variations

Evzen (Czech) Eugenius (Dutch) Eugène (French) Eugen, Eugenios, Jeno (Greek) Jenö (Hungarian) Eugenio (Italian) Eugeniusz (Polish) Yevgeny, Evgeni (Russian) Yevhen (Ukrainian)