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395k
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since 1880

Austin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Great
  • #167 All Time
  • #66 in 2014
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< 1k Austine (French)

How popular is the name "Austin" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 53 0 53
1881 66 0 66
1882 65 0 65
1883 43 0 43
1884 70 0 70
1885 54 0 54
1886 64 0 64
1887 47 0 47
1888 79 0 79
1889 68 0 68
1890 63 0 63
1891 65 0 65
1892 71 0 71
1893 40 0 40
1894 55 0 55
1895 55 0 55
1896 62 0 62
1897 54 0 54
1898 65 0 65
1899 56 0 56
1900 66 0 66
1901 68 0 68
1902 64 0 64
1903 50 0 50
1904 66 0 66
1905 76 0 76
1906 83 0 83
1907 56 0 56
1908 84 0 84
1909 102 0 102
1910 101 0 101
1911 101 0 101
1912 223 0 223
1913 258 0 258
1914 320 0 320
1915 429 5 424
1916 441 0 441
1917 414 5 409
1918 493 10 483
1919 436 6 430
1920 467 0 467
1921 442 5 437
1922 456 0 456
1923 449 0 449
1924 420 0 420
1925 440 6 434
1926 430 0 430
1927 417 0 417
1928 385 0 385
1929 364 0 364
1930 385 0 385
1931 350 0 350
1932 274 0 274
1933 294 0 294
1934 251 0 251
1935 222 0 222
1936 250 0 250
1937 239 0 239
1938 212 0 212
1939 210 0 210
1940 245 0 245
1941 235 0 235
1942 297 0 297
1943 289 0 289
1944 240 0 240
1945 244 0 244
1946 261 0 261
1947 257 0 257
1948 235 0 235
1949 188 0 188
1950 242 0 242
1951 252 0 252
1952 216 0 216
1953 210 0 210
1954 238 0 238
1955 204 0 204
1956 225 0 225
1957 242 0 242
1958 197 0 197
1959 192 0 192
1960 204 0 204
1961 206 0 206
1962 201 0 201
1963 221 0 221
1964 213 0 213
1965 210 0 210
1966 200 0 200
1967 207 0 207
1968 194 0 194
1969 186 0 186
1970 259 5 254
1971 265 0 265
1972 237 0 237
1973 278 5 273
1974 311 0 311
1975 428 7 421
1976 528 9 519
1977 692 7 685
1978 907 17 890
1979 1,030 30 1,000
1980 1,199 33 1,166
1981 1,498 43 1,455
1982 1,850 51 1,799
1983 2,109 65 2,044
1984 2,410 73 2,337
1985 2,812 88 2,724
1986 3,303 103 3,200 #90 boy name
1987 4,200 112 4,088 #76 boy name
1988 5,718 134 5,584 #63 boy name
1989 7,030 147 6,883 #59 boy name
1990 8,065 156 7,909 #55 boy name
1991 9,200 144 9,056 #50 boy name
1992 11,629 177 11,452 #38 boy name
1993 17,763 186 17,577 #26 boy name
1994 23,420 228 23,192 #17 boy name
1995 26,078 172 25,906 #10 boy name
1996 25,814 156 25,658 #9 boy name
1997 25,245 128 25,117 #9 boy name
1998 23,591 114 23,477 #10 boy name
1999 20,839 73 20,766 #13 boy name
2000 15,994 52 15,942 #23 boy name
2001 15,083 130 14,953 #25 boy name
2002 14,736 201 14,535 #26 boy name
2003 11,838 153 11,685 #33 boy name
2004 10,892 152 10,740 #35 boy name
2005 10,199 91 10,108 #38 boy name
2006 10,381 103 10,278 #41 boy name
2007 9,271 87 9,184 #48 boy name
2008 8,069 91 7,978 #55 boy name
2009 7,368 94 7,274 #64 boy name
2010 6,985 93 6,892 #64 boy name
2011 7,102 85 7,017 #60 boy name
2012 7,069 84 6,985 #58 boy name
2013 6,571 107 6,464 #64 boy name
2014 6,384 121 6,263 #66 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Austin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 395,484 babies born with the name Austin in the United States. That's more than enough Austins to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 53 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Austin" was in 1995 with a total of 25,906 babies. (That's a lot of baby Austins)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Austin" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 30 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 6,384 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Austin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Austin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Austin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Austin as well as things modernly associated with the name Austin such as celebrities named Austin.

English

Origin and Meaning of Austin

The name "Austin" is of English origin, and it means "Great". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Austin Nichols

Austin Nichols is an actor and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Austin was born in 1980 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.

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Austin Aries

Austin Aries is a professional wrestler. Austin was born in 1978 as Daniel Healy Solwold Jr. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Austin was born in 1940 as Austin Campbell Pendleton in Warren, Ohio, U.S.

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Austin Peck

Austin Peck is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Austin was born in 1971 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Austin Drage

Austin was born in 1986.

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Austin Rogers

Austin was born in 1994.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitsua". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Siatun". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Austin born May 16, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Austin

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