Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Latin

In 2017 the name Augustus...

• was given to 728 baby boys
• was the 423rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 167% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Montana, Missouri, and South Dakota
• was least popular in Alaska, Wyoming, and Maine
• was about as popular as Zaiden and Marcos
Babies Named Augustus Born Per Year
Created by
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 Augustus...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1985
• is 465% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 240% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to River, Langston, Kabir, Laikyn, Harleen, Aurora
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Rudy, Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Augustus Per State
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Geographically the name Augustus...

• 48% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Decker, Ty, Stetson, Tinley, Blaire, Selah
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jayce, Jacob, Christopher, Madeline, Melody, Victoria
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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 Augustus by the Baby Name Institute

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