Augustus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Augustus

Augustus

Pronunciation: aw-GUHS-təs (key)

Origin of the name Augustus:

Derived from the Latin august (great, venerable).

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Augustus (nn Augie) was the class clown in a magnet high school were I taught - very bright, energetic, and popular

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Augustus Caesar, born Octavian of the Julii, adopted son of Julius Caesar, very successful Roman emperor

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Augustus McCrae is the funny and heroic lead of the Lonesome Dove (book and miniseries)

"Augustus Gloop" is one of the children in the children's book and film "Willa Wonka and the Chocololate Factory"

Augustus Waters is one of the main characters in the YA novel 'The Fault in Our Stars' by John Green.

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