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Boy Name: Angus

Name: Angus
Pronunciation: \a-ngus, an-gus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one choice
Origin: Celtic
Related Names: Aeneas
Sounds Like: Uncas, Jancsi
Variant forms: Aengus, Angie, Anngus, Ennis, Gus, Gussie
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7781


Angus \a-ngus, an-gus\ as a boy's name is pronounced ANG-guss. It is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Angus is "one choice". Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Aonghus or Aonghas. Celtic mythology: Angus Og is a god of attractive traits such as humor and wisdom. Also the name of an eighth-century Pictish king known as Onnust or Hungus. In America, the name tends to be associated with breeds of cattle such as the Black Angus. Pet form Angie is pronounced 'AN-ghee' in Scottish, representing Gaelic Angaidh.

Angus has 6 variant forms: Aengus, Angie, Anngus, Ennis, Gus and Gussie.

For more information, see also the related name Aeneas.

Baby names that sound like Angus are Uncas and Jancsi.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Angus.


Angus is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7781 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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