Agustina – Name Meaning
Agustina is a female given name of Latin origin, derived from the masculine name Augustus. It is a variant of the name Agustin, which is itself a Spanish form of the Latin Augustus. The name Agustina means “great” or “magnificent” and is often associated with strength and power.
History and Origin
The name Agustina has its roots in Ancient Rome, where it was used as a title for Roman emperors. The first recorded use of the name was by Emperor Augustus, who ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD. The name was later adopted by other cultures, including Spanish-speaking countries, where it became popularized as Agustin or Agustina.
Agustina is a relatively uncommon name in the United States, ranking at #7,845 in 2019 according to Social Security Administration data. However, it is more popular in other countries such as Spain and Mexico, where it ranks among the top 100 names for girls.
Famous People Named Agustina
There are several famous people who have been given the name Agustina, including:
- Agustina de Aragón (1786-1857), Spanish actress and singer
- Agustina Bessa-Luís (1922-2020), Portuguese novelist and playwright
- Agustina Cherri (born 1985), Argentine actress and model
- Agustina García Robles (born 1988), Mexican swimmer
Variations of the Name
The name Agustina can also be spelled in various ways, including: