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ˈɔ stənausten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Austen, Jane Austennoun

    English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817)


  1. Austennoun

    ; a variant of Austin.

  2. Austennoun

    Jane Austen, English novelist.


  1. austen

    Austen is surname deriving from the Latin Augustine, and first used around the 13th century.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Austen is ranked #29793 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Austen surname appeared 789 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Austen.

    88.8% or 701 total occurrences were White.
    3.8% or 30 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 21 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 19 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of austen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of austen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of austen in a Sentence

  1. Inger Brodey:

    Jane Austen is a way for today's readers to both romanticize about soul mates and also sustain their self-respect.

  2. Shauna Lynch:

    Jane Austen was writing letters, in Jane Austen usual quite tiny handwriting, up to May 1817, two months before Jane Austen death. ... For this reason it seems unlikely that Jane Austen was as close to blind as the optometrist quoted on the British Library blog site suggests.

  3. Sheryl Craig:

    I assume it would be impossible to prove the cause of death without examining Jane Austen body, and Jane Austen body's extremely unlikely to happen. Jane Austen's buried in the floor of Winchester Cathedral.

  4. J. K. Rowling:

    Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.

  5. Shauna Lynch:

    Jane Austen died much too young, i think that Jane Austen early death seems such a waste that admirers of the novels can't help but try to explain it ; obviously, for some people, the more dramatic the explanation the better.

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