US Popularity:154
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Great, exalted, venerable; To increase
August is a gender-neutral name of Latin origin. The name August means “to increase” and “great” which can be a proud exclamation for your new baby boy. Derived from the name Augustus—meaning “exalted” and “venerable”—this baby name was first associated with the Roman emperor Augustus Octavian. Since then, August has been the name for the eighth month of the Julian calendar and a name for other powerful kings and saints. With a name like August, baby can be inspired to be the best version of themselves.

August Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:August is currently #268 on The Bump
Boy:August is currently #68 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:August is currently #154 in U.S. births
Boy:August is currently #61 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 7
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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