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What does Evgeny mean?

Evgeny Pronunciation of Evgeny [evge-ny] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Evgeny is "noble aristocrat". Evgeny is a version of Eugene (Greek).

Associated with: greek, noble.


Evgeny has 3 variants: Evgeni, Yevgeni and Yevgeny.

4 more relations via Eugene: Eugen, Eugenio, Evgueni and Evguenni.

Creative forms:
(male) Evgenio, ..

(female) Evgene, Evgery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Evgeny Lyndon (E.L.), ..

How popular is Evgeny?

Evgeny is an unusual first name for males. Evgeny is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Eugene (#822 in 2015) and Eugenio are the prominent related forms of Evgeny (not ranked). Other variants, like Evgeni, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Evgeny was well-received a century ago (median #662) and is now much lower. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eugene, Eugenio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evgeny and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Evgeny is pronounced similarly to Yevgeniy. Other recommended names are Cheny, Dagny, Eaden, Eagan, Eagen, Eben, Eden, Efren, Egan, Egann (see Egan), Egon, Eiden, Elden, Elger, Elgin, Elgine, Ellery, Elrey, Elven, Emery, Emlen, Emmery, Erlend, Ethen, Euen, Evan, Evann, Evans, Evelyn, Even, Everly, Evert, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evreux, Evron, Evyn, Ewen, Signy and Sweeny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Evgeny.

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