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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 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.

There is 1 masculine form of Augusta: August.


Augusta is a very popular first name for females (#900 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21759 out of 88799, Top 25%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Augusta for girls. Augusta reached its highest rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Augusta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Augusta outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Augusta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gusta, Tina, Gussie, Augustine, Augusta and Agustina. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agustina, Augusta, Augustine, Gussie, Gusta, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tina outside U.S.