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Eustace

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Greek
"fruitful, productive"

Eustace Origin and Meaning

The name Eustace is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "fruitful, productive".
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 Eustace2nd century Roman soldier
  • Saint Eustace of LuxeuilFrench abbot
  • Eustace James Anthony BalfourScottish architect
  • Eustace IIV, Counts of Boulogne during the time of William the Conquerer
  • Eustace the MonkFrench mercenary and pirate
  • Eustace Henry William Tennyson d'Eyncourt1st Baronet, British naval architect and engineer
  • Eustace JohnDeputy Governor,General of Nevis
  • Eustace ChapuysFrench ambassador to England known for his correspondance
  • Eustace FolvilleEnglish assassin of the unpopular Sir Roger de Beler, Baron of the Exchequer
  • Eustace Robinson ConwayAmerican woodsman and naturalist

Eustace in Pop Culture

  • Eustace Clarence Scrubbcharacter in The Chronicles of Narnia
  • "There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb and he almost deserved it." [C. S. LewisThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1952]
  • Eustace Baggeold man character in animated series "Courage the Cowardly Dog"
  • Eustace Haneycharacter on the TV series Green Acres
  • "Sir Eustace Grey" poem by George Crabbe about a patient in madhouse who narrates his decline
  • Eustace Strytchcharacter in animated series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • Eustace Tilleymascot of The New Yorker magazine
  • Eustace Dolancharacter in comic strip The Spirit
  • Eustace Brackenstallminor character in the Sherlock Holmes series
  • Eustace Kiddcharacter in anime/manga One Piece
  • Lizzie Eustacemain character in "The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
  • Ross Eustace Gellercharacter on TV's "Friends"
  • Paris Eustace Gellercharacter on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
  • Ronald Eustace Psmithdandyish Old Etonian (expelled) flaneur and social escapologist in the works of P.G. Wodehouse
  • Slavic variant: Ostap

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