Meaning:great and magnificent
Austen is a masculine name of Latin origin that is sure to remind baby that they’re destined for greatness. A derivative of Augustine, this name means “great” or “magnificent.” So many people and places carry a version of this name, from the eclectic city of Austin, Texas, to the spy-comedy classic Austin Powers. For the literary buff, however, the first person that will come to mind is acclaimed author Jane Austen, who created many iconic characters, from Darcy to Emma. Whether you want baby to be inspired by the witty novelist or the vibrant city life, the name Austen is sure to pack a magnificent punch.

Famous People Named Austen

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  • Jane Austen
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