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Meaning and name origin

August \a(u)-gu-st\ as a boy's name is pronounced AW-gust. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of August is "great, magnificient". The feminine version, Augusta, and the longer Latin version, Ausgustus, are more widely used in English-speaking countries. Sculptor Auguste Rodin; painter Auguste Renoir.

August has 18 variant forms: Agostino, Agosto, Agustin, Agustine, Agustino, Agustus, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augustine, Augustino, Augusto, Augustus, Augy, Austen, Austin, Gus and Guss.

There is 1 feminine form of August: Augusta.


Popularity

August is a very popular first name for males (#551 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4371 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name August for boys (2014 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name August and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Agustin, August, Augustine, Augustus, Austen, Austin, Gus and Guss. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agustin, August, Augustine, Augustus, Austen, Austin, Gus, Guss in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of August, Austen, Austin outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Augustyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than August.

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