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What does Augusta mean?

Augusta Pronunciation of Augusta 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH great, literary, hero, 19th century


VARIANTS Agostina, Agustina, Asta, Auguste, Augustia, Augustina, Augustine, Augustyna, Augustyne, Austina, Austine, Austyna, Austyne, Gus, Gussie, Gusta, Tina




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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, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Augusta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

August (#905 FROM RECENT DATA), Tina (#1684), Agustina, Augustina, Augustine, Gussie and Gusta are the popular variation forms of Augusta. These relations of Augusta were popular as baby names 6 decades ago (MEDIAN #1753) and are now significantly less common. Tina has been the most prominent, though August is currently ranked higher, while versions such as Augusta have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Augusta, Agustina, August, Augustina, Augustine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gussie, Gusta, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Augusta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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