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pinWhat does Augustine mean?

Augustine /au-gus-tine/ as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Augustine) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Augustine is "great, magnificient".

Diminutive of August; English form of the Latin name Augustinus, which is itself a derivative of Augustus. Saint Augustine of Hippo (fifth century) was perhaps the greatest of the Fathers of the Christian Church. He formulated the principles followed by the numerous medieval communities named after him as Austin canons, friars, and nuns. He was famous for the frank "Confessions", in which he says, "Oh God, make me chaste, but not yet". In England, Saint Augustine (sixth century) was the first archbishop of Canterbury.


Augustine has 11 variants: Agoston, Aguistin, Agustin, Augie, Augustin, Augustyn, Augy, Austen, Austin, Austyn and Avgustin.

Augustine has 7 more different relations via August, Augustus: Agostino, Agustine, Agustino, Auguste, Augustino, Augusto and Augustus.

Augustine has 1 feminine form: Austine.

Kreatif forms: Adgustine, Argustine, Augustiney. [more]

pinHow popular is Augustine?

Augustine is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#806 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2534 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Augustine for boys. Augustine reached its peak rank of #532 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is currently at #949. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular alternative forms of Augustine (#949 from current records) ranked in the Top 1000 are Agustin (#879 from current records), August (#242), Augustus (#544), Austen, Austin (#66) and Austyn. Other forms, like Agustino, are uncommon. These forms of Augustine were favored by parents during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.43%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.33%, 22.4%). Austin is the continual favorite, though August has become popular as well, while Agustin, Augustine, Austen and Austyn have lost favor. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Augustine and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Austin, Austyn in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Agustus, Alstin, Anastice, Anstice, Antuwaine, Argentino, Aristide, Auggie, Celestine and Ernestine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Augustine.