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What does Eunice mean?

Eunice Pronunciation of Eunice 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, good, victory, biblical, puritans, 16th century


VARIANTS Eunices, Eunike, Euniss, Unice, Uniss




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How popular is Eunice?

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 (#37835 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Eunice reached its peak rank of #114 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #1667. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eunice name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Eunice is pronounced similarly to Anice, Anise, Annice, Annise and Ennis. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amice, Arnice, Arzice, Avice, Bernice, Branice, Cerice, Danice, Darice, Denice, Denyce, Dorice, Eadie, Eddie, Edwige, Edwine, Eike, Eilise, Einaye, Einin, Eire, Elaine, Elfie, Elice, Eline, Elise, Ellice, Eloise, Elrica, Elsie, Elvie, Emmie, Engie, Enidd (see Enid), Ennish, Erica, Erline, Ermine, Ernice, Esmie, Essie, Ettie, Eulia, Euna, Euphie, Eurydice, Evline, Eydie, Felice, Glenice, Janice, Janiece, Jenice, Jeniece, Jennice, Joice, Justice, Kandice, Lanice, Laniece, Lenice, Lennice, Nance, Nanice, Narice, Ranice, Roice, Shanice, Venice and Vernice. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eunice.

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