Literary surname and shortened form of Augustus
"great, magnificent"

Austen Origin and Meaning

The name Austen is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin.
Parents who love the great English novelist Jane Austen may choose this spelling of the popular name Austin to honor the author of Emma and Pride and Prejudice.

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Famous People Named Austen

  • Jane AustenEnglish novelist
  • (Joseph) Austen ChamberlainBritish statesman and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Andrew Austen LuckAmerican NFL football player
  • Austen TayshusAustralian comedian
  • Francis AustenBritish Royal Navy officer