Austin Name Meaning & Origin

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.

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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.

My little cousin is called Austin (OS-tin). So cute!

My boyfriend's name is Austin. He is cute, loving, funny, athletic, caring, sweet, quirky, and I could go on forever!

Nicknames for Austin: | Edit

Aus10, Austin, Aus, Raustin, Austin-Bostin, Austie, Aussie, Texas, Tex, 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.
-The name Austin is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Austin is: Developed in the Middle Ages from the Latin Augustine, meaning magic dignity, or venerable.
-Austin is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Austin is great, magnificent.

Famous real-life people named Austin: | Edit

-Austin Mahone, American singer-songwriter
-Austin Healey, English rugby union player
-Stephen F. Austin, American historical figure (one of the founders of Texas, the state’s capital is named after him)
-Jake T. Austin, American actor, known for "Wizards of Waverly Place"
-Austin Carlile, lead singer for the band Of Mice & Men
-Austin Corini, lead singer of band The Tide
-Austin Smelser, Pro drug dealer/ Exotic Dancer/ School Teacher/Pornographic Actress
-Austin Aries, American Professional Wrestler
-Austin Jarrel Jackson, American Professional Baseball player for San Francisco Giants. Previously played for the Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, and Cleveland Indians

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)
-Austin Reed is a fictional character from the soap opera, Days of Our Lives originated by actor Patrick Muldoon from 1992 to 1995
-“Austin” is a debut song performed by American country music artist Blake Shelton. It was released in April 2001 as his debut single and as the first single from his album (self-titled debut album).

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