- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”
Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/.
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Examples from the Web for eugenia
However, besides Mildred there was Eugenia who could be appealed to for aid.
Moreover, there was the chance of every now and then seeing her beloved Eugenia.
But Eugenia had rigid views of life and was not given to concealing them.
I will not quit this spot—no, Eugenia, I will preserve or perish with thee!The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor
Stephen Cullen Carpenter
It had been nearly a year since Lloyd had had a letter from Eugenia.The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation
Annie Fellows Johnston
Word Origin and History for eugenia
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eugenia, literally "nobility of birth," fem. of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper