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Augustus (given name)

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Gender  Male
Meaning  "Venerable"
Augustus (given name)
Pronunciation  /ɔːˈɡʌstəs/ Dutch pronunciation: [ʌuˈɣɵstəs] Classical Latin: [awˈɡʊstʊs]
Language(s)  Latin, English, Dutch, German
See also  August, Augusto, Austin, Augustine, Sebastian

Augustus is a masculine given name derived from Augustus, meaning "majestic," "the increaser," or "venerable". Many of its descended forms are August, Augusto, Austin, and Augustine. The Greek translation of the title Augustus was Sebastos, from which the name Sebastian descends.


By first name or title

  • Augustus (63 BC – 14 AD), first emperor of ancient Rome.
  • Augustus Agar, Royal Navy officer
  • Augustus Anson, VC recipient
  • Augustus B. Woodward, Chief Justice of Michigan territory
  • Augustus Bradford, Governor of Maryland
  • Augustus Brine (1769–1840), English naval officer
  • Augustus C. Dodge, U.S. Senator from Iowa
  • Augustus Clifford, 1st Baronet, MP
  • Augustus De Morgan (1806–1871), mathematician
  • Augustus d'Este, first known multiple sclerosis patient
  • Augustus Dickens, brother of Charles Dickens
  • Augustus Edward Hough Love (1863–1940), mathematician
  • Augustus Egg, British painter
  • Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton
  • Augustus Frank, US Representative from New York
  • Augustus Holland, Canadian farmer and politician
  • Augustus Holmes Kenan (1805–1870), Georgia politician and signer of the Confederate Constitution
  • Augustus II the Strong (1670–1733), King of Poland and Elector of Saxony
  • Augustus III of Poland (1696–1763), King of Poland and Elector of Saxony
  • Augustus John (1878–1961), painter
  • Augustus Jones, Canadian surveyor
  • Augustus Lukeman, American sculptor
  • Augustus Toplady, Anglican clergyman
  • Augustus Octavius Bacon, U.S. Senator from Georgia
  • Augustus Owsley Stanley, politician from the US state of Kentucky
  • Augustus Pugin, English architect
  • Augustus Wall Callcott, English painter
  • Augustus Romaldus Wright (1813–1891), American politician and lawyer from Wrightsboro, Georgia, and signer of the Confederate Constitution
  • Augustus Short, Australian bishop
  • Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1579–1666), Duke within the Holy Roman Empire
  • Augustus Thomas, American playwright
  • Augustus Volney Waller (1816–1870), British neurophysiologist
  • Augustus Desiré Waller (1856–1922), scientist and son of Augustus Volney Waller
  • Augustus, Elector of Saxony (1526–1588)
  • Lord Augustus Loftus, Australian diplomat
  • Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773–1843), son of George III
  • Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721–1765), son of George II
  • By last name or epithet

  • John Augustus (1785–1859), Boston boot maker known as the "Father of Probation"
  • Philip Augustus (1165–1223), King of France
  • Sigismund II Augustus
  • Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865–1932), last King of Saxony
  • Emanuel Augustus, boxer
  • Ernst Augustus, numerous people
  • References

    Augustus (given name) Wikipedia

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