The dog days of summer are here. The end of summer means squeezing in those last few days at the pool or beach, enjoying outdoor picnics and, of course, August babies. If you鈥檙e anticipating an end of summer arrival, consider one of these聽creative baby names that relate directly or slightly indirectly to the month of their birth. Scroll on for some August baby names to think about, thanks to our friends over at baby name site聽Nameberry.

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Best August-Inspired Baby Names

1. Augusta: This dignified name means 鈥済reat鈥 or 鈥渕agnificent鈥 and was once used as the title of honor for wives and daughters of Roman emperors. Nowadays, nickname versions of Augusta like Aggie and Gussie are used.

2. Augustina: Meaning 鈥渢he exalted one,鈥 the feminine version of Augustus is spotted on baby name lists 鈥淏adass Princess Names鈥 and 鈥淏est Cool Unusual Girls鈥 Names.鈥

3. Augustus: Before you get too teary-eyed, we are warning you, we鈥檙e going to reference John Green鈥檚 tearjerker of a novel, The Fault in Our Stars. While you pause to dab your eyes with a tissue (鈥淥kay.鈥 鈥淥kay.鈥), we confess that after reading about the main character Augustus (Gus for short), we fell in love with the name Augustus.

4. August:聽It鈥檚 a unisex name that鈥檚 been popular to use for boys and girls in Hollywood. Mariska Hargitay, Lena Olin, Dave Matthews and Jeanne Tripplehorn named their sons August, and country singer Garth Brooks named his daughter for the last month of summer. The French version adds the letter 鈥渆鈥 to the end, like famed French sculptor Auguste Rodin.

5. Augie: This adorable short version for August is great for boys or girls. Nobel winner Saul Bellow titled聽his 1953 novel聽The Adventures of Augie. You might also remember the lovable nerd Augie Farcques from the hilarious Paul Rudd comedy Role Models.

6. Audrey: Who doesn鈥檛 think of the ethereal Audrey Hepburn when they hear this name? Celebs like聽Greg Kinnear and Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have named their daughters this lovely name, which evokes old school Hollywood glamour.

7. Aubrey: Fun fact: Before 1974, this name was solely used for boys, but is now 98 percent used for girls. Actor Terrence Howard named his daughter Aubrey. If you鈥檙e a fan of聽Parks & Recreation, you鈥檒l recognize the name from actress Aubrey Plaza.

8. Gus: Short and sweet, this diminutive version of Augustus is cute in its own right.聽Dixie Chick Emily Robison and actress Julie Bowen named their sons Gus, and is the nickname for a lot of boys named Augustus.

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