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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ow-GUWS-ta(German)
ow-GOOS-ta(Italian, Polish)
ə-GUS-tə(English)
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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.
VariantAuguste(German)
DiminutivesGusta(Dutch) Gussie(English)
Masculine FormsAugust(German) Augusto(Italian) Augusto(Portuguese) August(Polish) Augustus(Dutch) August(English) Augustus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesAvgusta(Slovene)

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