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Boy Name: Faust

Name: Faust
Pronunciation: \fa(u)-st\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: fortunate, enjoying good luck
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: West
Variant forms: Faustino, Fausto, Faustus
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2068


Faust \fa(u)-st\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Faust is "fortunate, enjoying good luck". The name of many saints. The legendary Faust sold his soul to the devil.

Faust has 3 variant forms: Faustino, Fausto and Faustus.

A baby name that sounds like Faust is West.


Faust is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2068 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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