- Lady AugustaIsabella Augusta Persse, 1852–1932, Irish dramatist.
- Horace,1898–1982, U.S. poet and critic.
- James,1638–75, Scottish mathematician.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “watchful.”
- Lady (Isabella) Augusta (Persse). 1852–1932, Irish dramatist; a founder and director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Word Origin and History for augusta gregory
masc. proper name, common in England and Scotland by mid-12c. (Pope Gregory I sent the men who converted the English to Christianity), from Late Latin Gregorius, from Greek gregorios, a derivative of gregoros "to be watchful," from PIE root *ger- "to be awake" (cf. Sanskrit jagarti "he is awake," Avestan agarayeiti "wakes up, rouses"). At times confused with Latin gregarius (see gregarious).