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Gender: Male Meaning of Auster: "oyster" Origin of Auster: German surname

The name Auster is a boy's name of German origin meaning "oyster". Auster and is often added to lists like Mythology Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF with jobs #3".

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Fans of writer Paul Auster might consider this a worthy alternative to the trendy Austin.

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Famous People Named Auster

Paul Benjamin Auster is an American author and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning in his works.

Pop Culture References for the name Auster

Auster, character in the movie "Blue Car"


SoDallas3 Says:


I actually like the sound of Auster.

Vivamus Says:


I just wanted to add that Auster is also the south wind in Latin!