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Origin: Latin
Meaning: Exalted

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named August

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named August in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name August:

  • Records indicate that 34,220 boys in the United States have been named August since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 936 people in the U.S. were given the name August. Those people are now 8 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name August

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      5 Positive Comments

  • "Named our son August Charles. So in love with him and this strong name" Dec. 3, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in 1995 we named her August Rebecca we love the name and get alot of compliments on her name.." Jan. 30, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "We plan on using this name if we have a baby boy. I love it!" Jul. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "August is a great name. I am planning on naming my baby son Reagan August after his great grandfather." Jun. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just had a baby boy.(5/19/08) August. We call him Augie 4 short." May. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      3 Neutral Comments

  • "Our son is named August, but we call him Gus most of the time. People love his name - I love it!" Nov. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son born in 1970 is August and he was always the only August anywhere, a great advantage. The only teasing was "Have you any sisters names June?" He came to appreciate the name in college and beyond. When asked why we named him August, my husband enjoyed saying "We named him after July."" Apr. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm not a huge fan of this name, sounds a little feminine but I have a nephew named August who is the most beautiful little boy I've ever seen so of course, it's growing on me! We call him Auggie." Mar. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

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