The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name Austin

Meanings & Origins of Austin

What does Austin mean? What is the origin?

Origin French
Meaning Austin \a(u)-stin, aus-tin\ as a boy's name is pronounced AW-sten. It is of French origin. Variant and oral form of Augustine, contracted by everyday speech. Enjoyed some popularity in England as late as the 17th century. Now most often a surname used as a given name. Saint Augustine (seventh century) was sometimes called Austin. In America, the name carries Western association due to Stephen Austin, a frontiersman and one of the founders of the Republic of Texas. The state capital is named in his honor. The "Austin Powers" movies, though, have probably disqualified it from use for a whole generation of future parents.

Austin has 5 variant forms: Austen, Austyn, Ostin, Ostyn and Ostynn.

For more information, see also related names Osten, August and Augustus.

Baby names that sound like Austin are Justin, Aston, Jestin, Justyn, Justino, Justen, Justan, Justain and Westin.

Origin Latin
Meaning Exalted

More Details About Austin

How popular is Austin? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Austin? \a(u)-stin, aus-tin\
Popularity of Austin There were 4651 US births last year.
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Austin is a boy name.
Austin starts with A
Austin is 6 letters long

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