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What does Yevgeny mean?

Yevgeny Pronunciation of Yevgeny [yevge-ny] as a boys' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Yevgeny is "noble aristocrat". Variant of Eugene. Musician Yevgeny Kessin.

Associated with: greek.


Yevgeny has 1 variant: Yevgeniy.

3 more different relations via Eugene: Evgeni, Evgeny and Yevgeni.

Creative forms:
(male) Yageny, Yeven, ..

(female) Yevgena, Yevgeya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yevgeny Davi (Y.D.), ..

How popular is Yevgeny?

Yevgeny is an unusual given name for males. Yevgeny is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Eugene (#822 from current records) is the only prominent alternative form of Yevgeny (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Evgeni, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Yevgeny was common among parents in the 1920s (adoption of 0.77%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.01%, 98.1% less), with Eugene becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

A recommended name is Yovanny. Like Yevgeny, this name is not frequently used.

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