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Augusta meaning and name origin
Augusta \a(u)-gus-ta, aug(u)-sta\ as a girl's name is pronounced aw-GUS-tah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Augusta is "great, magnificent". Feminine form of August or Augustus. Imported to England by the German mother of George III. Literary: P.G. Wodehouse's foppish hero Bertie Wooster had a terrifying Aunt Augusta, possibly giving the name a slightly intimidating connotation. Popular in Britain toward the end of the 19th century.
Augusta has 17 variant forms: Agostina, Agustina, Asta, Auguste, Augustia, Augustina, Augustine, Augustyna, Augustyne, Austina, Austine, Austyna, Austyne, Gus, Gussie, Gusta and Tina.
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Popularity of Augusta
Augusta is a very popular first name for women (#900 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21759 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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