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Meaning and Name Origin

Eunice \e(u)-ni-ce\ as a girls' 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 variants: Eunices, Eunike, Euniss, Unice and Uniss.

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


Eunice is a very popular first name for women (#326 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#27736 out of 88799, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Eunice for girls. Eunice reached its peak rank of #114 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth 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 pronounced similarly to Anice and Annice. Another suggested similar baby name is Ernice. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eunice.