Eugenia

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

a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”
Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/.
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Eugenia


fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eugenia, literally "nobility of birth," fem. of Eugenius (see Eugene).

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