From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Eugen. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:


Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1930

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

Variant Forms

See also Eugenie

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Eugenius, a Latin form of the Greek name Ευγενιος (Eugenios). Greek ευγενης (eugenes) = 'well born'

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