Augustus - Meaning of Augustus

What does Augustus mean?

[ 3 syll. au-gus-tus, aug-ust-us ] The baby boy name Augustus is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as ah-GAHS-TahS †. Augustus is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Latin origins.

Augustus is a variant of the name August (English, German, Polish, and Scandinavian) in the English language.

Augustus is also a variant of the name Augustine (Irish and English).

See also the related categories, english and latin.

Augustus is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.037% of baby boys being given the name Augustus. Its ranking then was #423. In 2018, its usage was 0.033% and its ranking #460, and it was the 2nd most popular after August, among all boy names in its group. In 2018, its use outnumbered Augustus' by 4 times. Augustus has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Augustus include Acastus, Augustas, Azada, Iodoc, Achatius, Aegidius, Agathias, Akatsuki, Akecheta, Acestes, Achates, Adas, Adhesh, Adok, Aiastes, Atoc, Atuc, Augusts, Azades, and Eustache.

† Pronunciation for Augustus: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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