Evdokia - Meaning of Evdokia
[ syll. ev-do-kia, evd-ok-ia ] The baby girl name Evdokia is pronounced as EHVDAAKIYAH †. Evdokia is of Old Greek origin and it is predominantly used in the Greek language. The name's meaning is 'pleasure, delight, to seem well'. It is derived from eudokia meaning 'pleasure, delight' ; eu 'good, well' ; dokein 'to seem'. Eudocia (Latin) and Eudokia (Old Greek) are original forms of Evdokia. The name was borne by Saint Eudocia (98-117), a Samaritan maryred in Syria. Variation transcriptions of Evdokia include Avdotya (Russian), Avdunya (Russian), Dunya (Russian), Dunyasha (Russian), Eudocia (Italian), Evdokiya (Russian and Slavic), and Jevdokija (Russian). Dunja (Slavic diminutive form) is another variant of Evdokia.
Evdokia is an infrequently used baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Evdokia: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"