What does the name Austria mean? Find out below.
From Latin Austria, a Latinization of Old High German Ostarrîchi (the first element of which means "east" and stems from Proto-Germanic *austraz (“eastern”), and the second element of which is rīhhi (“realm”); it, in turn, is a translation of Latin Marchia austriaca (“eastern borderland”). (See east, eastern for more.)
Distantly cognate to Australia: it derives from the same Proto-Indo-European root, but via Latin, where it came to mean “south” rather than “east”. Compare also Austrasia.
Austria was also found in the following language(s): Acehnese, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, Estonian, Galician, Ido, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, and Tatar
Anne of Austria was royalty. She was most prominent from 1615 to 1615. Anne was born as the child of Philip III of Spain, Margaret of Austria, and Queen of Spain on September 22nd, 1601 in Benavente Palace, Valladolid, Spain. She left this life on January 20th, 1666.
John was born as the child of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Barbara Blomberg on February 24th, 1547 in Regensburg. He breathed his last breath on October 1st, 1578.
Archduchess Gisela of Austria was royalty. She holds the title Princess Leopold of Bavaria. Archduchess was born as the child of Franz Joseph I of Austria and Empress Elisabeth of Austria on July 12th, 1856 in Laxenburg. She died on July 27th, 1932.
Maria Leopoldina of Austria was royalty. She was most active from 12 to 1822. Maria was born as the child of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, Maria Theresa of Naples, and Sicily on January 22nd, 1797 in Schönbrunn Palace. She left this life on December 11th, 1826.
Eleanor of Austria was royalty. Her career lasted from 1518 to 1518. Eleanor was born as the child of Philip I of Castile and Joanna of Castile on November 15th, 1498 in Leuven. She breathed her last breath on February 25th, 1558.
Margaret of Austria was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Savoy and Princess of Asturias. Margaret was born as the child of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Mary of Burgundy on January 10th, 1480. She passed away on December 1st, 1530.
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People with the last name Austria are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander