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August Meaning


What does August mean?

The name August is of Latin, English and German origin.

The meaning of August is "venerable".

August is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Au-gust.

The Given Name August

August is a form of Augustus. See Augustus for further details.

Elegant and attractive, it is a name considered by many parents.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

A fearless name that will be attractive to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: August Czartoryski, August II the Strong, and August III the Saxon.

August Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 170 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,264 occurrences. It ranked 905 in baby name popularity for girls with 294 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 191 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,052 occurrences. It ranked 1,008 in baby name popularity for girls with 256 occurrences.

View the August Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for August has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of August to other names.

August Related Names

August is a form of Augustus.

The name Augusta is a form of August.

Famous Augusts

  • August Czartoryski ~ Saint
  • August II the Strong ~ Polish King (1697-1704; 1709-1733)
  • August III the Saxon ~ Polish King (1734-1763)
  • August Krogh ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1920

August Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of August.

Children named August are often hearty and conscientious but most of all they are read more >>

August Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name August in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name August.

Just for fun, see the name August in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the August in Nautical Flags page.