[ syll. je-no, jen-o ] The baby boy name Jeno is pronounced as YEHNow †. Jeno is of Old Greek and Hungarian origin. It is used mainly in the Hungarian language. The first name is derived from the name of an ancient tribe in Hungary. It has also been used as a form of Eugene since the 19th century.
Jeno is a derivative (Hungarian) of the English and French Eugene.
The origin and meaning of the name Jeno is inherited by all variant forms.
Jeno is a baby boy name of irregular use. It is ranked outside of the top 1000. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Jeno, Eugene was the most popular in 2018.
† approx English pronunciation for Jeno: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Jeno is Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, born Jeno Blau November 18, 1899 - March 12, 1985, Budapest, Hungary.