Austin Texas Names

Names related to Austin notable and famous people, places, events, culture, and anything that makes one think of Austin when they hear it. I tried to keep this list to the more unqiue names that would seem to be directly influenced by Austin.
  1. Antone
    • Austin
      • Origin:

        English, shortened form of Augustine, Latin
      • Meaning:

        "great, magnificent"
      • Description:

        Austin is one of the most attractive city names for babies, with an appealing southwestern feel and place-name panache.
    • Barton
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "from the barley settlement"
      • Description:

        More user-friendly, though less substantial, than Bartholomew.
    • Benson
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "son of Ben"
      • Description:

        Benson has outgrown its long association with a wisecracking TV butler. Parents may see it as an alternate route to nickname Ben, very different in image than the biblical Benjamin. Benson also carries the patronymic theme made popular by Jackson, Harrison, and Jefferson. More recently, Olivia Benson of Law and Order: SVU has reclaimed this as a surname. On a less salubrious note, Benson is still connected to the cigarette brand Benson and Hedges.
    • Elisabet
      • Origin:

        Scandinavian, variation of Elizabeth
      • Meaning:

        "pledged to God"
      • Description:

        One of the few versions of Elizabeth that hasn't translated here.
    • Eeyore
      • Farrah
        • Origin:

          Arabic
        • Meaning:

          "happiness"
        • Description:

          For a few seconds there in the late '70s, Farrah Fawcett's name was as frequently copied as her hairstyle; the name was Number 177 in 1977. Now, after many years off the charts and out of style, it's back, mostly thanks to a TV Teen Mom who bears the name.
      • Henry
        • Origin:

          German
        • Meaning:

          "estate ruler"
        • Description:

          Henry is back. The classic Henry climbed back onto the Top 10 in the US in 2021 for the first time in over a century, and now stands at Number 8.
      • Kinky
        • Lyndon
          • Origin:

            English
          • Meaning:

            "linden tree hill"
          • Description:

            An English surname-turned-first-name whose most famous bearer is former US president Lyndon B. Johnson. His appointment in 1963 caused a huge spike in use for his unusual name the following year, pushing it to its historical peak of #347 in 1964. However, the year after his exit from the Oval Office, it dropped back below the Top 1000.
        • Ladybird
          • Parthenia
            • Origin:

              Greek
            • Meaning:

              "chaste maiden"
            • Description:

              Parthenia may be a bit unwieldy, but does conjure up majestic images of the Parthenon.
          • Roky
            • Travis
              • Origin:

                French occupational name
              • Meaning:

                "tollgate-keeper"
              • Description:

                Has a laid-back rural feel some would associate with country singer Travis Tritt; Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon chose it for their son. Travis Scott, born Jacques Webster Jr., a popular rap artist, is another famous Travis.
            • Townes
              • Violet
                • Origin:

                  English from Latin
                • Meaning:

                  "purple"
                • Description:

                  Violet is soft and sweet, yet with a vivacious edge.

              • Willie
                • Origin:

                  Diminutive of William
                • Description:

                  There have been many great Willies (Mays, Nelson, Wonka), but a boy with this name could never ever go to England. Most people will also assume it is short for the more traditional William, which might be the best avenue for achieving this nickname.