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Boy Name: Austen

Name: Austen
Pronunciation: \a(u)-sten, aus-ten\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: great, magnificient
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Austyn, Justen
Similar Names: Alsten, Dusten, Rusten
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 34302


Austen \a(u)-sten, aus-ten\ as a boy's name is a variant of August (Latin), Augustine (Latin), Augustus (Latin), Austin (French) and Osten, and the meaning of Austen is "great, magnificient".

The baby name Austen sounds like Austyn and Justen. Other similar baby names are Alsten, Dusten and Rusten.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Austen.


Austen is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#34302 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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