Infographic of Angus name meaning, which is “Youthful and handsome,” in allusion to Aengus, the Irish equivalent of Eros, the god of love, youth, and beauty.
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Angus Name Popularity

How popular is the name Angus? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 857 14 0.002%
1915 799 25 0.0028%
1916 1,192 8 0.0008%
1917 1,149 10 0.001%
1918 804 31 0.0029%
1919 882 24 0.0023%
1920 1,014 18 0.0016%
1921 839 30 0.0026%
1922 805 35 0.0031%
1923 726 45 0.004%
1924 1,016 19 0.0016%
1925 813 33 0.0029%
1926 676 53 0.0048%
1927 773 37 0.0033%
1928 896 24 0.0022%
1929 1,315 7 0.0007%
1930 1,136 11 0.0011%
1931 870 23 0.0023%
1932 1,294 6 0.0006%
1933 0 0%
1934 1,279 6 0.0006%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 1,116 10 0.001%
1938 1,083 10 0.001%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,438 5 0.0005%
1941 1,217 6 0.0005%
1942 1,356 6 0.0005%
1943 1,132 10 0.0008%
1944 1,402 5 0.0004%
1945 1,259 6 0.0005%
1946 1,496 5 0.0003%
1947 1,496 5 0.0003%
1948 1,076 14 0.0009%
1949 1,147 11 0.0007%
1950 0 0%
1951 1,461 5 0.0003%
1952 0 0%
1953 1,552 5 0.0003%
1954 1,518 5 0.0003%
1955 1,514 5 0.0003%
1956 0 0%
1957 1,614 5 0.0003%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 1,483 5 0.0003%
1961 1,529 5 0.0003%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 1,414 6 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 1,116 13 0.0009%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 1,615 6 0.0004%
1972 1,512 7 0.0005%
1973 1,680 5 0.0004%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 2,128 5 0.0003%
1981 0 0%
1982 2,035 5 0.0003%
1983 2,115 5 0.0003%
1984 2,016 5 0.0003%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 1,969 7 0.0005%
1988 1,934 9 0.0006%
1989 2,119 7 0.0004%
1990 2,351 6 0.0004%
1991 1,834 13 0.0008%
1992 1,882 13 0.0008%
1993 1,621 19 0.0012%
1994 1,481 26 0.0017%
1995 1,423 30 0.002%
1996 1,151 55 0.0037%
1997 1,321 41 0.0028%
1998 1,289 45 0.003%
1999 1,309 44 0.0029%
2000 1,403 41 0.0027%
2001 1,192 64 0.0042%
2002 1,552 33 0.0022%
2003 1,336 53 0.0035%
2004 1,421 47 0.0031%
2005 1,505 44 0.0029%
2006 1,486 48 0.0031%
2007 1,546 46 0.0029%
2008 1,754 32 0.0021%
2009 1,373 67 0.0045%
2010 1,635 37 0.0026%
2011 1,908 22 0.0015%
2012 1,654 35 0.0025%
2013 1,763 27 0.0019%
2014 1,524 45 0.0031%
2015 1,551 45 0.0031%
2016 1,840 24 0.0017%
2017 1,552 40 0.0029%
2018 1,837 24 0.0017%
2019 1,995 18 0.0013%
2020 2,270 21 0.0016%

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What names are variants of Angus?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Angus.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aengus

One choice

Celtic

Angie

Messenger; messenger of God; one choice

Greek

Anngus

One choice

Celtic

Ennis

One choice

Celtic

Gus

Latin

Gussie

One choice; great, magnificient; royal staff; staff of the gods

Scandinavian


What names sound like Angus?

If you like how Angus sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Angus.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jancsi

God is gracious

Hebrew

Uncas

The fox

Native American


What names are similar to Angus?

Find a name that’s like Angus, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aeneas

To praise

Latin


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1 Comment

  1. Vaguely in the family, but mostly we loved how strong but also gentle it sounds. We were looking at different Scottish names, and this was one that didn’t sound lame to me in an American accent. 🙂


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