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Origin

  • Celtic, Gaelic

Meaning/history

  • English spelling of Aonghas,
  • Irish spelling is Aengus,
  • Means 'one choice'

Nicknames

  • Gus,
  • Angy,
  • Angaidh

Interesting Anguss

  • Angus young, ACDC,
  • Song of Wandering Aengus by Yeats,
  • Aengus Og is the Irish god of love,
  • 'Dream Angus', a lullaby

Unfortunate Anguss

  • Angus Steak House,
  • Burger King's Angus burger,
  • Angus Og comic by Ewen Bain

Angus goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Stanley,
  • Hamish,
  • Hector,
  • Finlay,
  • Ruaridh,
  • Gregor,
  • Fergus,
  • George,
  • Alasdair,
  • Donald

When I hear Angus
I think of...

  • Cattle,
  • The Jamie and Angus Stories by Anne Fine,
  • A farmer with muddy boots
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