[ yoo-jee-nee-uh, -jeen-yuh ]
/ yuˈdʒi ni ə, -ˈdʒin yə /


a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”
Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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