Austin

Austin - A unique male name



  Apr 26,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Austin, meaning great, magnificent, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #248. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Austin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Austin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Austin. The baby boy name Austin was given to 6,951 baby boys in 2012, ranking #58 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 236 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Austin peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1996 on position 9.



Famous with this name

Austin O'Brien
Austin Butler
Steve Austin


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Rating: 4/5 (26 people)


Austin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Austin is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #35 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #186.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Austin is where you live.


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Austin origin and meaning

Austin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means great, magnificent. To see famous people named Austin, pop culture references for the name Austin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Austin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Austin, sorted by popularity.

Ashton / Agustin / Augustine / Austen / Austyn / Augustin / Auston / Aston / Axton / Ashtin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201258
201160
201064
200964
200855
200748
200641
200538
200435
200333
200226
200125
200023
199913
199810
19979
19969
199510
199417
199326
199238
199150
199055
198959
198863
198776
198689
1985107
1984117
1983131
1982155
1981170
1980210
1979227
1978232
1977276
1976328
1975379
1974456
1973494
1972523
1971500
1970527
1969584
1968548
1967531
1966558
1965547
1964536
1963552
1962566
1961545
1960579
1959582
1958567
1957497
1956509
1955503
1954473
1953492
1952488
1951420
1950435
1949537
1948442
1947433
1946403
1945386
1944398
1943354
1942358
1941389
1940364
1939410
1938402
1937348
1936347
1935375
1934337
1933313
1932331
1931297
1930290
1929291
1928283
1927277
1926273
1925273
1924279
1923266
1922265
1921267
1920254
1919257
1918242
1917252
1916237
1915239
1914242
1913229
1912234
1911297
1910248

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island35
Utah36
Michigan37
Oregon38
Idaho41
Indiana42
West Virginia42
Colorado43
Ohio44
Hawaii44
New Hampshire46
Louisiana47
Mississippi47
Kentucky48
Delaware49
Maine50
Virginia50
Wisconsin50
Oklahoma51
Georgia51
Maryland52
Montana53
Tennessee54
Vermont54
Washington54
Pennsylvania55
Missouri55
Alabama55
Florida56
South Carolina57
Arizona58
Connecticut58
North Carolina59
Texas59
Minnesota61
North Dakota61
Arkansas63
Massachusetts68
New York69
Wyoming69
California69
South Dakota69
New Jersey69
New Mexico78
Illinois79
Kansas79
Nevada82
Iowa83
Nebraska91
Alaska114
District of Columbia186

Even more about Austin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Austin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Austin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Austin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 236
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6,951

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