Austen - girls name

Austen name popularity, meaning and origin

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Austen name meaning:

The name Austen is derived from the English surname Austin, which itself originated as a variant of Augustine. Augustine is of Latin origin and means "great" or "magnificent." Thus, the name Austen carries similar connotations and can be interpreted as "majestic" or "impressive."

When used as a girl's name, Austen takes on a more modern and unique flair. It can be seen as a gender-neutral or unisex name, often associated with strength and independence. The name Austen might also be inspired by the renowned English novelist, Jane Austen, whose works continue to captivate readers with their wit, intelligence, and strong female characters.

Parents who choose the name Austen for their daughter may appreciate its connection to literary excellence and empowerment. It embodies a sense of individuality and celebrates the idea of defying traditional gender norms. Overall, the name Austen exudes a sense of grandeur and distinction, making it a fitting choice for parents seeking a name that stands out while still paying homage to classic literature.

Origin: English

Variant of Augustine.


Unisex names

Related names

Augustine , Augusteen, Augustina, Austen , Austina, Austine

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 5581 out of 5581

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Austen

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