[ 2 syll. au-(s)ten, aus-t-en ] The baby boy name Austen is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is AOS-TehN or AO-ZTehN †. Austen is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Latin origins.
Austen is a contraction of the name Augustine (Irish and English).
Austen is also a variant spelling of the name Austin (English, German, and Latin) in the English language.
Austen is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1995, 0.027% of baby boys were given the name Austen. Its ranking then was #419. The baby name has since substantially declined in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Austen, Austin was the most commonly used. Austen has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Austen include Acton, Adun, Agatón, Ajdin, Ashtin, Ashtine, Ashton, Ashtown, Ashtyn, Ashtynne, Astin, Aston, Astyn, Atam, Atoine, Augustín, Austan, Austin, Austine, and Austyn.
† Pronunciation for Austen: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"