Of Latin origin.
A form of the name Augustine.
It is associated with the name Augustus, which is derived from the Latin “augere”, meaning to increase.
Therefore Austin, Augustine and Augustus mean great, magnificent, venerable.
Austin is also connected with Austin, Texas.
Other forms of the name are: Austen, Augustine, Agostino, Augustin, Awstin, Tin.
Famous bearers are Austin Nichols, Austin Rivers, Austin Santos, Austin St. John, Austin Brown, Austin Jackson, Austin Williams, Austin Stowell.