August

great, magnificent
ORIGIN: Latin
POPULARITY: 322
If you want to name your son after a calendar month, the popular April, May and June won't work for boy. So consider the more studly August. The month got its name from Emperor Augustus, who ruled during the Roman Empire and whose name in Latin means “magnificent.” Actor Casey Affleck named his son Indiana August when he was born in 2004.

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