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August Information -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

The meaning of August is "Majestic dignity." This eMedTV article provides other information on the name August, including its origin and other forms.

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Meanings and Variations

August is from Latin meaning Majestic dignity.
Alternates for August include: Agosto, Aguistin, Agustin, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augusto, Augustus, Augy, and Austen
See Also: Augustine
Famous Children Named August
Given name: August Miklos Friedrich
Father: Peter Hermann, Actress
Mother: Mariska Hargitay, Actress

Here are some names that are spelled similarly to August.


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