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Boy Name: August

Name: August
Pronunciation: \a(u)-gu-st\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: great, magnificient
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Augustyn, Aguistin, Agoston
Variant forms: Agostino, Agosto, Agustin, Agustine, Agustino, Agustus, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augustine, Augustino, Augusto, Augustus, Augy, Austen, Austin, Gus, Guss
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 551
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4371

Description

August \a(u)-gu-st\ as a boy's name is pronounced AW-gust. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of August is "great, magnificient". The feminine version, Augusta, and the longer Latin version, Ausgustus, are more widely used in English-speaking countries. Sculptor Auguste Rodin; painter Auguste Renoir.

August has 18 variant forms: Agostino, Agosto, Agustin, Agustine, Agustino, Agustus, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augustine, Augustino, Augusto, Augustus, Augy, Austen, Austin, Gus and Guss.

Baby names that sound like August are Augustyn, Aguistin and Agoston.

View a list of the 2 names that reference August.

Popularity

August is a very popular first name for men (#551 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4371 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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