Augustus

Augustus

The Latin name Augustus is derived from "augere," meaning "to increase." Based on this derivation, Augustus is generally understood to mean "the exalted one." The name was first used as a title for Octavian, who was the first Roman emperor. In recent years, Augustus has been steadily increasing in popularity in the United States.

Similar Names: August, Augie
Famous Augustus Names: Augustus Caesar (Roman emperor), Augustus Saint-Gaudens (sculptor)

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