Austin 🔥

Gender: Male Meaning of Austin: "great, magnificent" Origin of Austin: English, shortened form of Augustine Austin's Popularity in 2019: #88

Austin Origin and Meaning

The name Austin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "great, magnificent".

Austin is one of the most attractive city names for babies, with an attractive southwestern feel, place-name panache and the solid base of having long been an Anglo-Saxon surname and a first name since medieval times. Austin reached the Top 10 in the 1990s, but has been gradually slipping down the list.

Literary namesakes include Austin Sloper in Henry James' novel Washington Square, and there have been several Austins in soap operas and films.

The Austen spelling is also used, sometimes as an homage to Jane Austen.

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Rank in US: #88

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Pop Culture References for the name Austin

Auston, Austyn, Austen, Astin


TechnoKitten Says:


I loved this name when I was younger...well I still do.

eve Says:


just don't

JimMcMoore Says:


For some reason, I really don't like this name, I guess I don't like names that end in "tin" like Martin, Justin, Dustin, and of course Austin. For me, I would stick with Augustine or even August.