Given Name AUSTIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: AWS-tin  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval contracted form of AUGUSTINE (1). Modern use of the name is probably also partly inspired by the common surname Austin, which is of the same origin. This is also the name of a city in Texas.
VARIANTS: Augustine, Austen, Austyn
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Augustinus (Ancient Roman), Agustí (Catalan), Augustin, Dino, Tin (Croatian), Augustín, Augustin (Czech), Augustijn, Stijn, Tijn (Dutch), Augustin (French), Auke (Frisian), Augustin (German), Ágoston (Hungarian), Agostino, Dino (Italian), Augustinas (Lithuanian), Augustyn (Polish), Agostinho (Portuguese), Augustin (Romanian), Augustín (Slovak), Avguštin (Slovene), Agustín (Spanish), Awstin (Welsh)

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Entry updated October 30, 2011