Given Name AUGUSTA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ow-GUWS-ta (German), ow-GOOS-ta (Italian, Polish), ə-GUS-tə (English)   [details]

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.

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VARIANT: Auguste (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Gusta (Dutch), Gussie (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: August (German), Augusto (Italian), Augusto (Portuguese), August (Polish), Augustus (Dutch), August (English), Augustus (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Avgusta (Slovene)