What does Eugenia mean?
Eugenia \e(u)-ge-nia\ as a girls' name is pronounced yoo-JEEN-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Eugenia is "noble aristocrat". Feminine of Greek Eugenios or Latin Eugenius (see Eugene). The French form Eugénie was made famous by Napoleon III's beautiful empress. Actresses Gena Rowlands, Geena Davis.
Eugenia is a very popular first name for females (#563 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Eugenia for girls. Eugenia reached its apex position of #254 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Eugenia rated in the Top 1000 are Eugenie, Gena, Gene, Genie, Gina, Ginny, Janie, Jenna (#266 in 2014) and Jennie. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3756%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0734%, down 80.5%), with forms such as Gene, Genie, Gina, Janie and Jennie becoming somewhat outmoded. Jenna (#266) is the most fashionable girl name among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Eugenia and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)