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Boy Name: Festus

Name: Festus
Pronunciation: \f(e)-stus, fes-tus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: joyous, festive
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Faustus
Similar Names: Rastus, Gustus, Justus


Festus \f(e)-stus, fes-tus\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Festus is "joyous, festive".

A baby name that sounds like Festus is Faustus. Other similar baby names are Rastus, Gustus and Justus.


Festus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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