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Meaning and name origin

Eunice \e(u)-ni-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced you-nis, you-nees. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Eunice is "good victory". From eu nikę. Biblical: Eunice was the mother of Timothy, and introduced him to Christianity. The name was used by the Puritans in the 16th century. Philantrophist Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Eunice has 5 variant forms: Eunices, Eunike, Euniss, Unice and Uniss.

For more information, see also the related girl name Nicia.


Popularity

Eunice is a very popular first name for females (#326 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#27736 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eunice for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eunice name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eunice outside U.S.


Similar Names

Eunice is also pronounced similarly to Anice and Annice. Another suggested similar baby name is Ernice. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eunice.

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