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Jenő is a Hungarian male given name, equivalent to Eugene.[1] In Austria and Germany the name is often simplified to Jenö (which in Hungarian is a shorter vowel) and pronounced as German umlaut ö. Jenő is also the legendary founder of one of Hungary's original tribes, and the name of that tribe.[2]


Hungarian form Jenő[edit]

German form Jenö[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jenő auf (engl.)
  2. ^ Hungarians and Europe in the Early Middle Ages 1999 Page 351 "There are many instances when two variants of the same title occur. We have seen examples of titles becoming ethnic names above (see p. 273). The tribe name Jeno features as Genah in the above quotation. It was pronounced as Yeneh."