|Subject:||Augustine: Male or Female?|
|Author:||Rebecca (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||December 21, 2003 at 10:09:12 AM|
I have a quick question. Although the Saint Augustine that we are familiar with was a man, wouldn't Augustine be a (French?) female diminutive of Augustus. -ine is a feminine suffix, is it not? Ex: Justin and Justine; Ernest and Ernestine.
I love the name Augustine for a girl (Mary Augustine Louise), but would never give my daughter a male name. So, what are the origins?
Thanks in advance, Rebecca
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