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Gender: Male Meaning of Eustace: "fruitful, productive" Origin of Eustace: Greek

The name Eustace is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "fruitful, productive". Eustace and is often added to lists like New York Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Luca and Calliope - Bro-Sis Name Chain".

From the experts:

Eustace was originally popularized by St. Eustace, who was born a Norman nobleman and is said to have been converted to Christianity by seeing a crucifix between the antlers of the deer he was hunting. It was introduced to England by the Normans, and can be found in medieval legend. In literature the name appears in the person of Eustace Clarence Scrubb in C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia.
The image of Eustace today is as sedate and stuffy as the monocled Eustace Tilly character on The New Yorker magazine covers. Its diminutive Stacy became a unisex hit.

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Famous People Named Eustace

Saint Eustace, 2nd century Roman soldier
Saint Eustace of Luxeuil, French abbot
Eustace James Anthony Balfour, Scottish architect
Eustace I-IV, Counts of Boulogne during the time of William the Conquerer
Eustace the Monk, French mercenary and pirate
Eustace Henry William Tennyson d'Eyncourt, 1st Baronet, British naval architect and engineer
Eustace John, Deputy Governor-General of Nevis
Eustace Chapuys, French ambassador to England known for his correspondance
Eustace Folville, English assassin of the unpopular Sir Roger de Beler, Baron of the Exchequer
Eustace Robinson Conway, American woodsman and naturalist

Pop Culture References for the name Eustace

Eustace Clarence Scrubb, character in The Chronicles of Narnia
"There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb and he almost deserved it." [C. S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1952]
Eustace Bagge, old man character in animated series "Courage the Cowardly Dog"
Eustace Haney, character on the TV series Green Acres
"Sir Eustace Grey," poem by George Crabbe about a patient in madhouse who narrates his decline
Eustace Strytch, character in animated series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Eustace Tilley, mascot of The New Yorker magazine
Eustace Dolan, character in comic strip The Spirit
Eustace Brackenstall, minor character in the Sherlock Holmes series
Eustace Kidd, character in anime/manga One Piece
Lizzie Eustace, main character in "The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
Ross Eustace Geller, character on TV's "Friends"
Paris Eustace Geller, character on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Ronald Eustace Psmith, dandyish Old Etonian (expelled) flaneur and social escapologist in the works of P.G. Wodehouse
Slavic variant: Ostap

Stacey, Eustis, Stacy

Eustace's International Variations

Eustaquio (Spanish) Eustachio (Italian) Eustache (French)


MariposaButterflyaway Says:


I just immediately think "Useless"

RoddyThlayli Says:


This name has always just sounded like "useless" to me.

sirens_sam Says:


Courage the cowardly dog! Starring Courage.