Augusta Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Augusta:
Feminine form of the Latin Augustus, which is derived from augustus (great, venerable).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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The name was my Grans middle name because being a Catholic her parents only picked saintly names. She was born and lived her whole life in Derry, Northern Ireland (Derry City). She died in her late 80's I am still gutted about it!!!!
- Nicknames for Augusta
Gussie, Gus, Gus-Gus, Gusta, Augie
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- Famous real-life people named Augusta
Augusta Leigh, Lord Byron's sister
- Augusta in song, story & screen
Lady Augusta was one of the characters in "The Whiteoaks of Jalna", a book series.
Aunt Augusta in "The Importance of Being Earnest" (aka Lady Bracknell)
Augusta Larrabee, 6th grader who ran for student council president and lost the election, in "Newtown USA"