A shortened form of the Medieval English name Augustine, which means either “great” or “vulnerable.” And let’s face it, people can be both. It’s also a city name, so if you’ve got an affinity for Texas, go for it.
Not too many to speak of, although you could call him Aus-some.
Famous people named Austin:
Rapper Austin Post (a.k.a. Post Malone); actors Austin Butler, Austin Nichols, and Austin O’Brien; football players Austin Johnson, Austin Collie, and Austin Brunklacher.
This name will always and forever be associated with the movie Austin Powers. Yeah, baby.