Augustus - boys name

Augustus name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Augustus name meaning:

The name Augustus is of Latin origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the Latin word "augustus," which means "venerable" or "majestic." In ancient Rome, it was adopted as a title by the first Roman emperor, Caesar Augustus. As a given name, Augustus carries a sense of grandeur and regality.

The name Augustus embodies traits such as strength, nobility, and dignity. It conveys a sense of respect and admiration, reflecting the historical significance associated with the Roman emperor. Augustus is a name often chosen for boys to inspire a sense of importance and greatness.

Parents opting for the name Augustus for their son may hope to instill values of leadership, integrity, and honor. It carries a sense of timeless sophistication and may suggest a child who will grow to become a formidable and influential individual. Ultimately, the name Augustus symbolizes power and reverence, evoking a sense of admiration and respect from others.

Origin: Latin

Revered, exalted.


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Related names

Augustus , August , Augusta , Augustin , Augustyn

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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Augustus

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