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Gender: Female Meaning of Eunice: "good victory" Origin of Eunice: Greek

The name Eunice is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "good victory". Eunice and is often added to lists like Girl Baby Names That End With S and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Eunice is a New Testament name of the mother of Timothy, long associated with one of the Kennedy sisters, the founder of the Special Olympics. As high as Number 106 in the early 1900s, it lasted on the list until 1995. Eunice was the birth name of Nina Simone, which gives it a modicum of cool.

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Famous People Named Eunice

Eunice, Biblical mother of Timothy
Eunice, Queen consort of Cotys I of the Bosporan kingdom
Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, American humanitarian; founder of the Special Olympics
Eunice Olumide, British supermodel
Eunice Elizabeth Olsen, Singaporean actress; Miss Singapore Universe 2000
Eunice Kathleen Waymon, birth name American jazz singer and composer Nina Simone
Eunice Jepkorir, Kenyan Olympic distance runner
Eunice Norton, American pianist
Eunice, stage name of Heo Soo-yeon, South Korean pop singer of girl group DIA
Eunice Gayson, English actress and first Bond Girl
Eunice Huthart, English stuntwoman and TV personality of "Gladiators"
Eunice Kanenstenhawi Williams, English colonist kidnapped and adopted into the Mohawk tribe
Eunice de Souza, Indian poet

Pop Culture References for the name Eunice

Eunice Douglas, character on TV's "Green Acres"
Eunice Wentworth "Lovey" Howell, character on TV's "Gilligan's Island"
Eunice Bates, character in movie "She's The Man"
Eunice Harper Higgins, character (played by Carol Burnett) from the TV show "Mama's Family" and originally from a comedy sketch on "The Carol Burnett Show"
Sister Mary Eunice, character on TV's "American Horror Story"
Eunice Gracedieu, from The Legacy of Cain (1889) by Wilkie Collins
Eunice McCabe, housemaid on TV's "Upstairs, Downstairs"
Eunice Dunstan, character on Irish soap "Fair City"
Eunice Carr, character in L. M. Montgomery's short story "In Her Selfless Mood"
Eunice Tate, character on TV's "Soap"
"Eunice Gottlieb and The Unwhitewashed Truth About Life," novel by Tricia Springstubb
Eunice, Louisiana, USA

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