Pronunciation: [Au-gust]

Gender: Male

Meaning: Venerated

Origin: Latin

The name August means "great, magnificient", a funny name for your little Pomeranian breed puppies.

Variant Forms

AgustinMajestic Dignity: Grandeur.MaleEnglish
AugustinRevered, ExaltedMaleFrench
GusFrom Gustave - Staff of the GothsMaleEnglish

Famous People Named August

St. Augustine was a Christian theologian regarded as one of the foremost figures of the ancient western church.

Charles Augustin De Coulomb is the physicist associated with the famous Coulomb’s Law.

Augusto Roa Bastos is a famous Paraguayan novelist and screenplay writer who is renowned for his book ‘Yo, el Supremo’.

Augusto Pinochet was the former President of Chile; a post he was appointed to after the reigning civilian government under Salvador Allende was overthrown.

Augusto César Sandino was a revolutionary guerrilla leader from Nicaragua.

Augustin-Louis Cauchy was a renowned French mathematician. He proved the theorems of infinitesimal calculus in a rigorous manner.

Augustin-Jean Fresnel was a French physicist and engineer who made valuable contribution in the field of wave optics.

Auguste Comte was a renowned philosopher and introduced Sociology and positivism.

August Wilson is a Pulitzer Prize winning play writer, who is known to have authored the ten play series, The Pittsburgh Cycle.

Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin was a politician of French origin.

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