What does Augusta mean?
Augusta [au-gus-ta] as a girls' 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 1 masculine form: August.Creative forms:
(female) Angusta, Augusca, ..
(male) Augussel, Augusteo, .. Middle name pairings:
Augusta Princess (A.P.), ..
How popular is Augusta?
Augusta is a very popular first name for females (#900 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#21694 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Augusta reached its highest rank of #117 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. August (#1072 from recent data), Tina (#1466), Gusta, Gussie, Augustina, Agustina and Augustine are the popular variation forms of Augusta. These relations of Augusta were popular as baby names 5 decades ago (median #1753) and are now significantly less common.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Agata, Agatta, Agneta, Agota, Agueda, Alesta, Alista, Angusina, Annuska, Anouska, Anusha, Anuska, Argenta, Arista, Assunta, Auberta, Audessa, Aurita, Azusa, Fausta, Justa and Questa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Augusta.See names in meaning and etymology.