Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Great, August (Month)
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View August Girl)

In 2017 the name August...

• was given to 2,041 baby boys
• was the 191st most popular name for baby boys
• was 394% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Minnesota, Alaska, and Missouri
• was least popular in West Virginia, Wyoming, and Rhode Island
• a unisex name which was given to boys 88% of the time
• was about as popular as Preston and Oscar
Babies Named August Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name August...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1983
• is 662% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 553% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ford, Oliver, Daxton, Kinslee, Ariya, Addalynn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Shelton, Kathrine, Margarita, Kathrin
Rank Popularity of Baby Name August Per State
View Geographic History for August

Geographically the name August...

• 11% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Rowan, Odin, Finley, Brynn, Eleanor, Genevieve
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jason, Cayden, Damien, Aliyah, Eliana, Skylar
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on August by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named August are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named August will be the only kid named August in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of August compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does August rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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