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Eugene Family History

Eugene Name Meaning

French (Eugène); West Indian (in Haiti Martinique and Guadeloupe Eugène): from the French personal name Eugène Latin Eugenius from Greek Eugenios a derivative of eugenēs ‘well-born noble’. The name Eugenios or Eugenius was borne by a 3rd-century bishop and martyr who gave the personal name some currency during the Middle Ages as well as by several other early Christian saints and four popes. This surname is most common in Haiti. Americanized form of Greek patronymics from the personal name Evgenios from classical Greek Eugenios ‘Eugene’ (see 1 above) for example Evgeniadis or Evgenidis.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Nugent, Engen, Engel, Ellen, Gene, Eggen, Eiben, Neuens, Geno, Ellena

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You can see how Eugene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eugene family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eugene families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Eugene families living in Devon. This was about 21% of all the recorded Eugene's in United Kingdom. Devon and 1 other county had the highest population of Eugene families in 1891.
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What did your Eugene ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Eugene. 100% of Eugene women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Eugene. For the veterans among your Eugene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eugene lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eugene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Eugene in 1949 was 27, and 60 in 2004.

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