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Gender: F Origin of Eponine: French literary name

The name Eponine is a girl's name of French origin. Eponine and is often added to user-created lists like Girls Names Ending in -INE and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (girls)".

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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.

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Famous People Named Eponine

Eponina/Epponina, wife of Gallo-Roman rebel Julius Sabinus

Pop Culture References for the name Eponine

Éponine Thénardier, character in the book/musical "Les Miserables"
Related to Epona, the Celtic goddess of horses ("the Great Mare")