Austin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Austin

Austin

Pronunciation: AW-stin (key)

Origin of the name Austin:

A contracted form of Augustine (great). Var: Austen, Austyn.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Augustine, Austen, Austyn, Osten

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Comments and insights on the name Austin: | Edit

What a great name!!

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Nothing wrong with it, it's just such an over-used name now. There are like 2 of them in every classroom.

Personal experiences with the name Austin: | Edit

The boys I know named Austin are all fun, energetic and determined.
Very strong handsome name.

I know four Austins. One is perverted. One is funny. One is artistic. One is athlectic. Quite a diversity in personalities.

Nicknames for Austin: | Edit

Austin, Aus, Raustin, Austin-Bostin, Austie, Aussie, Texas, Saucetin

Meanings and history of the name Austin: | Edit

I think that the name does not make the person and someone's name doesn't necessarily have to fit their personality. My oldest brother's name is Austin but he is not like any other Austin I know. He is unique despite the commonality of his name.

Famous real-life people named Austin: | Edit

Austin Mahone, American singer-songwriter
Austin Healey, English rugby union player
Stephen F. Austin, American historical figure
Jake T. Austin, American actor, known for "Wizards of Waverly Place"
Austin Carlile, lead singer for the band Of Mice & Men

Austin in song, story & screen: | Edit

Austin Powers, character played by Mike Myers in the eponymous film series.
Austin Aimes from A Cinderella Story
Austin Moon from Austin & Ally (A Disney Channel TV show)

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