Eugene[yo̵o jēn′, yo̵̅o̅′jēn]
a masculine name: dim. Gene; fem. Eugenia
Origin of EugeneFrench Eugène ; from Classical Latin Eugenius ; from Classical Greek Eugenios ; from eugenēs, well-born: see eu- and amp; genus
Eugene, Prince (François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan) 1663-1736; Austrian general, born in France
city in W Oreg.: pop. 138,000
Origin of Eugeneafter Eugene Skinner, early settler
A city of west-central Oregon on the Willamette River south of Salem. It is the seat of the University of Oregon (founded 1872).