Austin - boys name

Austin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Austin name meaning:

The name Austin is of English origin and has multiple meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Latin name Augustus, meaning "majestic" or "venerable." Another suggestion is that it comes from the Old English word "├Žsten," which means "great" or "magnificent." Austin can also be seen as a variation of the name "Augustine," which means "great" or "worthy of respect."

In addition to its historical significance, Austin gained popularity as a given name due to its association with the city of Austin, Texas. The city's name was derived from Stephen F. Austin, known as the "Father of Texas," who played a crucial role in the settlement and development of the region in the 19th century. Therefore, the name Austin can also evoke connotations of strength, perseverance, and pioneering spirit.

In summary, the name Austin carries meanings of magnificence, greatness, respect, and strength. It is a name that has both historical and regional significance, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that is unique yet timeless.

Origin: Latin

Majestic, dignity.

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Surnames

Related names

Austin , Austyn

Other boys names beginning with A

Statistics

Overall UK ranking: 119 out of 4789

481 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

    -3
  • 5yrs

    -34
  • 1yr

    -14

    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (156)

Historical popularity of Austin

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