AUGUSTA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ow-GUWS-tah (German, Polish), ow-GOOS-tah (Italian), ə-GUS-tə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS. It was introduced to Britain when king George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Auguste (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Gusta (Dutch), Gussie (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: August (German), Augusto (Italian), Augusto (Portuguese), August (Polish), Augustus, Guus (Dutch), August, Gus (English), Augustus (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Avgusta (Slovene)
Popularity
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