Meaning and Origin of: Autumn

Meaning and Origin of Autumn

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Of woods

What does Autumn mean and stand for?

The name Autumn is a seasonal name associated with the Fall season. It is of Latin origin and means "of woods." Autumn derives from the Latin word autumnus.

Syllables: 2

Girl name variations

Famous people who gave their babies this name


Autumn is the number eighty-two most popular girls name in the US, according to 2019 Social Security Administration data. It has been consistently popular, maintaining a spot in the top 100 for the last two decades. Although popular, Autumn has yet to break the top 50, but it has been close a few years.

However, it is the 26th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Autumn was at its peak popularity in September 2017 .

Autumn is the most popular season name, surpassing Winter and Summer in recent years. Namesakes of the name include actress Autumn Hurlbert, actress Autumn Reeser, singer Autumn Rowe, author Autumn Christian, and Prince Phillips' wife Autumn Kelly. The name gained some more popularity after Jennifer Love Hewitt named her daughter Autumn James.

Where is it Popular?

Autumn was searched for most often in the following states:

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