What does Auguste mean?
Auguste [au-guste] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Auguste) has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Auguste is "great, magnificient". Auguste is a version of August (Latin): the feminine version. Auguste is also a variant of Augustus (Latin).
Associated with: great.
(male) Anguste, Auguse, ..
(female) Auguta, Augute, .. Middle name pairings:
Auguste Jaron (A.J.), ..
How popular is Auguste?
Auguste is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#12343 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Auguste reached its apex rank of #1566 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Auguste listed in the Top 2000 are August (#195 from current records), Augustus (#467), Augustine (#820), Agustin (#938), Austen (#1423), Augustin (#1918), Agustus and Augusto. Other forms, like Auggie, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Auguste was widespread 135 years ago (adoption of 0.25%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.18%, down 28%), with the version Austen becoming somewhat outmoded. August has been the recurring favorite, though Augustine has gained in popularity.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Angus, Argus, Augustyn, Avgustin (see Augustine) and Juste. Like Auguste, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.