Eugene \e(u)-ge-ne\ as a boy's name is pronounced yoo-JEEN. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Eugene is "well-born, noble". From the Greek Eugenios. Saint Eugenius (seventh century), bishop of Toledo, Spain, was also a musician and poet. Senator Eugene McCarthy; playwrights %2 O'Neill, Eug? Ionesco; artist Eug? Delacroix.
Eugene has 15 variant forms: Efigenio, Efigenios, Efigenius, Ephigenio, Ephigenios, Ifigenio, Ifigenios, Iphigenios, Iphigenius, Eugen, Eugenio, Eugenios, Eugenius, Evgeny and Gene.
For more information, see also related names Aodh, Eoghan, Euan, Gino, Owen and Yevgeny.
Baby names that sound like Eugene are Eagen, Egan, Egon, Egann and Eagan.