August – Scary Mommy

August

The German form of the Latin name Augustus, meaning “magnificent.” You’ll think he’s magnificent no matter what, because it’s practically your job as his parent.

Nicknames:

Auggie, Gus.

Famous people named August:

Author and film executive August Ford Coppola; singer August Alsina; playwrights August Strindberg and August Wilson.

Fun fact:

The name August — more specifically, its nickname Auggie — has been recently in the spotlight thanks to RJ Palacio’s novel (and the resulting movie) Wonder.

More Inspiration:

Going Medieval: Baby Names From The Middle Ages, “A”-mazing A Names For Baby Boys, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names, Sizzling Names For Summer Babies,