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Boy Name: Justus

Name: Justus
Pronunciation: \j(u)-stus, jus-tus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: upright, just
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Justice, Justin
Sounds Like: Eustis, Estes, Eustiss, Justyce
Variant forms: Justis
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4393


Justus \j(u)-stus, jus-tus\ as a boy's name is pronounced JUS-tus. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Justus is "upright, just". Biblical: an early disciple of Christ, a man considered as a replacement for Judas Iscariot as one of the 12 apostles.

Justus has 1 variant form: Justis.

For more information, see also related names Justice and Justin.

Baby names that sound like Justus are Eustis, Estes, Eustiss and Justyce.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Justus.


Justus is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4393 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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