Over the past 110 years, 11 199 boys have been named Augustus. The name Augustus ranks 911th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Augustus in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Augustus came in the 1910s and 2010s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.