Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Austin m. A diminutive of Latin augustus 'august, venerable; consecrated.

The name of an important 5th C church father and a 7th C English saint.

See also August.

England
Latin
1189 Augustinus (nom) GASurv 7p. 116; 1222 Augustinus (nom) StPaulDom p. 13, augustini (gen) ibid. p. 11; 1300 Augustinus (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 241; 1381 Augustinus (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 91
Early Modern English
1547 Austin StAnthonlin p. 6; 1549 Austin ibid. p. 8; 1554 Austyn BarnstapleBap p. 8; 1559 Augustine StAnthonlin p. 13; 1560 Augustine ibid. p. 14; 1566 Augustin BUmar-vol2 p. 116; 1567 Augustine SaxhamSf p. 39; 1578 Austen OrpingtonKe p. 5; 1598 Augustin StAnthonlin p. 39; 1599 Augustine ibid. p. 39
France
Latin
1378 Austin (nom) hanquetvol1 2460
Germany
Early New High German
1497 Augustin Nurn1497 469
Hungary
Latin
1317 Augustino (abl) CDH-VIII-II XV
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Augustinus (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 12, Austini (gen) ibid. III, p. 25
Italy
Latin
1324 Augustino (abl) DSF p. 48, 3729; 1326 Augustino (abl) Friuli-14thC no. 434; 1348 Augustinum (acc) INP 20; 1376 Augustini (gen) DouGen1 p. 227, Augustino (abl) ibid. p. 77, Augustinus (nom) ibid. p. 241; 1464 Augustino (abl) CUP-III-I CCXXXI, Augustinus (nom) ibid. CCXXXI; 1527 Augustini (gen) Rome1527 p. 89, Augustinus (nom) ibid. p. 84
Italian
1513x1521 Augustino LeoX p. 16
Malta
Latin
1499 Augustinus (nom) Attard1499 p. 115
Scotland
Latin
1093x1107 Augustini (gen) ESC XIV
Spain
Latin
1488 Augustinus (nom) carbonell-I p. 21
Catalan
1510 Agosti valencia1510 3275
Cite as: G. Grim, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Austin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Austin.