French literary name

Eponine Origin and Meaning

The name Eponine is a girl's name of French origin.

Eponine is attracting new notice via the movie of Les Miserables, based on the book by Victor Hugo. Eponine is the spoiled daughter of Cosette's foster parents whose name, according to the story, was lifted by her mother from a romance novel. As in a romance, Eponine redeems herself by becoming a martyr to love.

Eponine Popularity

Famous People Named Eponine

  • Eponina/Epponinawife of Gallo,Roman rebel Julius Sabinus

Eponine in Pop Culture

  • Éponine Thénardiercharacter in the book/musical "Les Miserables"
  • Eponinecharacter in sci,fi novels The Garden of Rama and Rama Revealed
  • Related to Eponathe Celtic goddess of horses ("the Great Mare")