Augustus

Male

Meaning

Great

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ɔːˈɡʌstəs/

Traits associated with the name Augustus:

Dogs named Augustus tend to be loving, brave, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Augustus?

Naming your dog Augustus suggests that you have an appreciation for history and tradition. It may also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and respect for the past.

Is Augustus a good dog name?

Augustus has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Augustus isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
1,670
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Augustus is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Augustus was, in the past month, the 2486th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Augustus is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Augustus was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Augustus's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Augustus is most adored in Nebraska, District of Columbia and Colorado.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Georgia, Ohio and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Augustus.

Most popular breeds named Augustus:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. English Bulldog
  4. American Staffordshire Terrier
  5. Mastiff

Augustus is found in these categories:

tough dog names
tough

Augustus means majestic, revered, and powerful, perfect for strong pups!

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Hails from Roman emperors era, lacks modern canine moniker trends like "Fido".

Dog names like Augustus:

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Abe
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Genuine, bold or brave
Burdened
Augustus dog name meaning

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