Gender: Masculine
Origin: Hungarian
Meaning: debated
The name is of uncertain origins and meaning but has been in use since the Middle Ages. Some sources believe that it may be from the name of an Ancient Hungarian tribe, while others believe it is derived from a Turkish source meaning “confidential adviser.” In later years, the name was used as a form of Eugene. The name was borne by Hungarian-German violinist and compose Jenő Hubay and Hungarian pianist Jenő Jando. Its designated name day is July 13.