August Name Days

Our name for August derives from the Roman name for the month -- Augustus. Originally, the month was named Sextilis, as it was their sixth month. It was renamed in 8 BC in honour of emperor Augustus. Having renamed Quintilis (July) after his predecessor, Julius Caesar, he chose Sextilis for himself, it is said, because it was a month when he had won many victories. Previously known as Octavian, Augustus is a name that the emperor assumed for himself in 27 BC. It was a clever political move on his part. Not wanting to associate himself with the previous, and unpopular, kings of Rome -- something the Roman republicans were highly suspicious of -- he instead chose a religious term that translates roughly as "illustrious one", "venerable" and "majestic". It was adopted by succeeding emperors, eventually becoming more of a title than a name.

1 August
Wednesday
Alphonso, Charity, Faith, Hope, Peter, Sophia
2 August
Thursday
Eusebius, Gustav, Julian, Karin, Lonan, Stephen
3 August
Friday
August, Lydia, Nikodemus, Oliver, Stephen
4 August
Saturday
Arnold, Dominic, Maximilian, Rainer, Veera
5 August
Sunday
Afra, Nieves, Nona, Oswald
6 August
Monday
Christi, Justus, Salvador, Sotiria, Sotiris
7 August
Tuesday
Albert, Cajetan, Donata, Donatus, Gaetan
8 August
Wednesday
Dominic, Emil, Emilia, Justin, Sylvia
9 August
Thursday
Edith, Lawrence, Roland, Roman
10 August
Friday
Asteria, Astrid, Blane, Lars, Laurence, Lorenzo
11 August
Saturday
Clare, Herman, Klara, Philomena, Susanna
12 August
Sunday
Clare, Clarisse, Hilaria, Lech
13 August
Monday
Cassian, Hippolytus, John, Marco
14 August
Tuesday
Eusebius, Felix, Maximilian
15 August
Wednesday
Johanna, Mac-Cartin, Maria, Stella
16 August
Thursday
Joachim, Rocco, Roch, Stephan, Stephanie, Theodore
17 August
Friday
Gudrun, Hyacinth, Liberat, Miron, Myron
18 August
Saturday
Agapitus, Claudia, Flora, Helena
19 August
Sunday
John, Magnus, Sebald, Tekla, Timothy
20 August
Monday
Amator, Bernard, Leontius, Samuel
21 August
Tuesday
Jane, Joanna, Maximilian, Pia, Pius
22 August
Wednesday
Hippolytus, Ivo, Regina, Sigfried
23 August
Thursday
Philip, Rosa, Rose, Signe, Zacchaeus
24 August
Friday
Bartholomew, Bertold, Isolde, Michaela
25 August
Saturday
Ebba, Joseph, Louis, Louisa, Patricia
26 August
Sunday
Adrian, Ilma, Margaret, Natalia, Zephyrin
27 August
Monday
Cesarius, Monica, Raoul, Rufus, Vivian
28 August
Tuesday
Adelina, Augustine, Hermes, Julian
29 August
Wednesday
Beatrice, Beatrix, John, Sabina
30 August
Thursday
Albert, Alexander, Benjamin, Felix, Herbert
31 August
Friday
Aidan, Arvid, Paulina, Raymond

August Name Days - Male Names

1 August
Wednesday
Alphonso, Peter
2 August
Thursday
Eusebius, Gustav, Julian, Lonan, Stephen
3 August
Friday
August, Nikodemus, Oliver, Stephen
4 August
Saturday
Arnold, Dominic, Rainer, Maximilian
5 August
Sunday
Oswald
6 August
Monday
Justus, Salvador, Sotiris
7 August
Tuesday
Albert, Cajetan, Gaetan, Donatus
8 August
Wednesday
Dominic, Emil, Justin
9 August
Thursday
Lawrence, Roland, Roman
10 August
Friday
Blane, Laurence, Lars, Lorenzo
11 August
Saturday
Herman
12 August
Sunday
Lech
13 August
Monday
Cassian, Hippolytus, John, Marco
14 August
Tuesday
Eusebius, Felix, Maximilian
15 August
Wednesday
Mac-Cartin
16 August
Thursday
Joachim, Rocco, Roch, Stephan, Theodore
17 August
Friday
Hyacinth, Liberat, Miron, Myron
18 August
Saturday
Agapitus
19 August
Sunday
John, Magnus, Sebald, Timothy
20 August
Monday
Amator, Bernard, Leontius, Samuel
21 August
Tuesday
Maximilian, Pius
22 August
Wednesday
Hippolytus, Ivo, Sigfried
23 August
Thursday
Philip, Signe, Zacchaeus
24 August
Friday
Bartholomew, Bertold
25 August
Saturday
Joseph, Louis
26 August
Sunday
Adrian, Zephyrin
27 August
Monday
Cesarius, Raoul, Rufus, Vivian
28 August
Tuesday
Augustine, Hermes, Julian
29 August
Wednesday
John
30 August
Thursday
Albert, Alexander, Benjamin, Felix, Herbert
31 August
Friday
Aidan, Arvid, Raymond

August Name Days - Female Names

1 August
Wednesday
Faith, Hope, Charity, Sophia
2 August
Thursday
Karin
3 August
Friday
Lydia
4 August
Saturday
Veera
5 August
Sunday
Afra, Nieves, Nona
6 August
Monday
Christi, Sotiria
7 August
Tuesday
Donata
8 August
Wednesday
Emilia, Sylvia
9 August
Thursday
Edith
10 August
Friday
Asteria, Astrid
11 August
Saturday
Clare, Klara, Philomena, Susanna
12 August
Sunday
Clare, Clarisse, Hilaria
15 August
Wednesday
Johanna, Maria, Stella
16 August
Thursday
Stephanie
17 August
Friday
Gudrun
18 August
Saturday
Claudia, Flora, Helena
19 August
Sunday
Tekla
21 August
Tuesday
Jane, Joanna, Pia
22 August
Wednesday
Regina
23 August
Thursday
Rose, Rosa
24 August
Friday
Isolde, Michaela
25 August
Saturday
Ebba, Louisa, Patricia
26 August
Sunday
Ilma, Margaret, Natalia
27 August
Monday
Monica
28 August
Tuesday
Adelina
29 August
Wednesday
Beatrice, Beatrix, Sabina
31 August
Friday
Paulina

Name Day Calendar