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Ranked #167


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #74).

What does the name "Austin" mean?

Austin (English): Great

The name "Austin" is of English origin and it means "Great". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for able, for you surely are.

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitsua". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Siantu". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Austin" ranks #1 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 152 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 23,420 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Austin

Austin Nichols

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


Austin Aries

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


Austin Pendleton

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


Austin Peck

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


Austin Drage

Austin was born in 1986.


Austin Rogers

Austin was born in 1994.


Past life for Austin born Apr 25, 1973

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.