What does Austin mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Austin, capital of Texasnoun

    state capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas


  1. Austinadjective


    Austin friars

  2. Austinnoun

    A city, the capital of Texas.

  3. Austinnoun

    A former make of British motor car.

  4. Austinnoun

    A male given name from Old French, of Anglo-Norman origin.

  5. Austinnoun

    An English patronymic surname from the given name.

  6. Austinnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

    'He says the business with Austin doing take-and-drive-away, it's a deep compulsion he has, a compulsion to find out his real identity by sampling and testing out various machines.'

  7. Austinnoun

    A locale in Canada. A municipality of Quebec; named for Canadian Quaker Nicholas Austin. A community in Manitoba.

  8. Austinnoun

    A locale in the United States. The capital city of Texas, United States and the county seat of Travis County; named for American empresario Stephen F. Austin. A neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois; named for American politician and businessman Henry W. Austin Sr.. A city in Minnesota; named for early settler Austin R. Nichols. A city in Indiana; named for the city in Texas. A city in Arkansas. A census-designated place in Lander County, Nevada; named for early settler Alvah Austin. An unincorporated community in Colorado; named for early settler Austin E. Miller. An unincorporated community in Kentucky. An unincorporated community in Missouri; named for local merchant William Austin. An unincorporated community in Ohio; named for local gristmill proprietor Austin Bush. A ghost town in Oregon; named for early settlers Minot and Linda Austin.

  9. Austinnoun

    A ghost town in Western Australia; named for Australian explorer Robert Austin.

  10. Austinnoun

    A former make of British motor car, named for founder Herbert Austin.

  11. Etymology: From Anglo-Norman Aostin, Austin, a contraction of Old French Agustin, from Latin Augustinus, diminutive form of Augustus (literally " majestic").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Austinadjective

    augustinian; as, Austin friars


  1. Austin

    Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, Austin is the 11th most populous city in the United States of America and the fourth most populous city in the state of Texas. It was the third-fastest-growing large city in the nation from 2000 to 2006. Austin is also the second largest state capital in the United States after Phoenix. Austin has a population of 842,592. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos metropolitan area, which had an estimated population 1,783,519, making it the 34th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado River. After Republic of Texas Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar visited the area during a buffalo-hunting expedition between 1837 and 1838, he proposed that the republic's capital then located in Houston, Texas, be relocated to the area situated on the north bank of the Colorado River near the present-day Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. In 1839, the site was officially chosen as the republic's new capital and was incorporated under the name Waterloo. Shortly thereafter, the name was changed to Austin in honor of Stephen F. Austin, the "Father of Texas" and the republic's first secretary of state.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Austin

    the capital of Texas, on the Colorado River, named after Stephen Austin, who was chiefly instrumental in annexing Texas to the States.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Austin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Austin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Austin in a Sentence

  1. Steven Pedigo:

    That's a pretty significant jump in becoming much more urban, the Austin metro area in 2010 was 1.7 million ; now it's about 2.3 million. It added about 570,000 people, which is about the size of the District of Columbia.

  2. Debra Tice:

    We ask both governments to work together and to work effectively to locate Austin and to secure his safe release.

  3. Terry Lathan:

    I'm sure that the White House and( Trump's) advisers will make sure that America comes first, if they feel like that's the best timing for Republican Party officials in Austin, Republican Party officials in Austin's fine.

  4. William Hugh Jenner:

    When I was 15 years old, my dad taught me how to drive in an Austin-Healey, 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite.

  5. Howard Amos:

    We got up this morning, and then mama, she was like,' We got to evacuate,' so we started packing our clothes, and now we're here( in Austin).

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