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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 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 females (#900 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21759 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Augusta name in U.S.
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