[ 2 syll. au-tum(n), aut-u-mn ] The baby girl name Autumn is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as AA-TahM or AORTahM †. Autumn is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English. It is from autumn ; autumnus which means 'autumn'. The first name is derived from the name of the season, which is ultimately of the Latin autumnus. It has often been bestowed upon someone born in autumn. Like other season names, it was first used in 19th century.
Autumn is popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. Its usage peaked modestly in 1998 with 0.217% of baby girls being named Autumn. It had a ranking of #77 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #77 with a usage of 0.188%, but it was nevertheless the most widely used among all girl names in its family. Autumn has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Autumn: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"