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Gender: Female Meaning of Eos: "dawn" Origin of Eos: Greek

The name Eos is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "dawn". Eos and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Eos -- that's pronounced with a short e like eros without the r -- is the Greek Titan of the dawn. Any ancient name with a sleek modern feel has definite revival possibilities. Eos could be an inventive way to honor grandma Dawn.

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Famous People Named Eos

Eos Chater, Welsh violinist of string quartet Bond

Pop Culture References for the name Eos

Means "nightingale" in Welsh
eos, lip balm that comes in egg-shaped containers ("Evolution of Smooth")
World of EOS Australia, photography site for Canon
Eos, a model of car made by Volkswagen
Eos, Star Wars lava planet


RoseGoldHeart Says:


I totally agree.

CookieCrumbs Says:


I love this name, but yeah, the lip balm connotation is pretty strong. It's not a bad product though. I have the blackberry one. Says:


I actually have the name Eos and Im a boy, Also I have met another guy with the same name, so overall I guess the name is gender neutral to a degree, at least where I am concerned

Stormchild Says:


Also means 'nightingale' in Cornish

EW314 Says:


Never heard of the lip balm. This would be a bold choice, but I like it.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


EOS lip balm.

faithnamer Says:


This would be a cool name if it weren't for the lip balm..