August is a boy name and means great, magnificient. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \a(u)-gu-st\. Other similar names and variants include: Agostino, Agosto, Agustin, Agustine, Agustino, Agustus, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augustine, Augustino, Augusto, Augustus, Augy, Austen, Austin, Gus, Guss. August is a very popular first name for men (#551 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4371 out of 88799).
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August Diehl
August Diehl

Born on January 04, 1976

  • Age: 45
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 7


Directed by: Hans-Christian Schmid

Starring: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Anatomie 2

Anatomie 2

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Starring: Ariane Schnug, August Diehl, Herbert Knaup, Birgit von Rönn

Mouth to Mouth

Mouth to Mouth

Directed by: Alison Murray

Starring: Ellen Page, Natasha Wightman, August Diehl, Beatrice Brown

The Counterfeiters

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Starring: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach

August Zirner
August Zirner
  • No. of movies: 4

Das Versprechen

Directed by: Margarethe von Trotta

Starring: Corinna Harfouch, Meret Becker, August Zirner, Anian Zollner

Talk of the Town

Directed by: Rainer Kaufmann

Starring: Katja Riemann, August Zirner, Martina Gedeck, Kai Wiesinger

Annaluise & Anton

Annaluise & Anton

Directed by: Caroline Link

Starring: Elea Geissler, Max Felder, Juliane Köhler, August Zirner

Mostly Martha

Directed by: Sandra Nettelbeck

Starring: Martina Gedeck, Maxime Foerste, Sergio Castellitto, August Zirner

August Falck
August Falck
  • No. of movies: 2
A Man There Was

A Man There Was

Directed by: Victor Sjöström

Starring: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Anna Hofman-Uddgren

Starring: August Falck, Karin Alexandersson, Renée Björling, Johan Ljungquist

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August Blom
August Blom
  • No. of movies: 45

Temptations of a Great City

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Valdemar Psilander, Clara Pontoppidan, Augusta Blad, Holger Hofmann



Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Olaf Fønss, Ida Orloff, Ebba Thomsen, Carl Lauritzen

Country: United States of America


Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Ingeborg Bruhn Bertelsen, Svend Bille, Axel Boesen, Frederik Christensen

The End of the World

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Olaf Fønss, Carl Lauritzen, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States of America

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is August a popular name?

Over the years August was most popular in 2018. According to the latest US census information August ranks #282nd while according to August ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name August?

According to the US census in 2018, 2558 boys were born named August, making August the #282nd name more popular among boy names. In 2018 August had the highest rank with 2558 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name August?

August is #282nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name August more popular ?

The name August was more popular in 2018 with 2558 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named August

The last time a baby was named August was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named August?

In 2018 there were 2558 baby boys named August.

Who is a famous person named August?

There a several famous people named August, for example director August Blom, actor August Diehl, actor August Zirner.

Who is a famous actor/actress named August?

A famous actor/actress named August is August Diehl, starring in 7 movies, including The Counterfeiters and 23.

Who is a famous director named August?

A famous director named August is August Blom, who directed 45 movies, including Ægteskab og Pigesjov and Tropisk kærlighed.

How many famous actors/actresses are named August?

There are 8 actors named August including August Diehl and August Falck who appeared in movies such as The Counterfeiters and A Man There Was.

How many famous directors are named August?

There are 2 directors named August including August Blom and August Rieger who directed movies such as Was She Justified? and Moment's Caress.