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Meaning of the name EuniceEunyceEunisUniceEuniqueEunieEunissEunyssUnissEunikeEunaEunisseEunysseEunysEunise

[ 2 syll. eu-ni-ce, eun-ice ] The baby girl name Eunice is pronounced in English as YUW-NiyS †. Eunice is of Old Greek origin and it is predominantly used in the English language. The name's meaning is 'good victory'. It is a biblical name derived from eu meaning 'good, well' ; nike 'victory'. Eunike (Old Greek) is an original form of Eunice. The name was borne in the Bible by the pious mother of Timothy who introduced him to Christianity and groomed his faith. It was consequently adopted by English Puritans in the 17th century. The name was then pronounced with three syllables YUW-NIY-SIY unlike the modern two-syllable rendition.

Eunice has 14 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. Variations used in English include Euna, Eunie, Eunique, Eunis, Eunise, Euniss, Eunisse, Eunyce, Eunyss, Eunysse, Unice, and Uniss. Eunike (German) and Eunys (Gaelic) are foreign variations of Eunice.

See also the related categories, puritans, pious (holy), mother, biblical, victory (flourishing), faith (church), and nike.

Eunice is an unusual baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1908 with 0.191% of baby girls being given the name Eunice. It ranked at #106 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of only sporadic use. Among all girl names in its group, Eunice was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. The name Eunice has been mostly given to girls, although it has also been used as a boy name in the past century. In 1916, the name Eunice was given to 35 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Eunice include Eunah, Eunique, Eunis, Eunise, Euniss, Eunisse, Eunyce, Eunys, Eunyss, Eunysse, Jaena, Janessa, Janice, Janiece, Janike, Janka, Jannesa, Jenka, Unica, and Unice.

† Pronunciation for Eunice: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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