Meaning and Name Origin
Justine \j(u)-sti-ne, jus-tine\ as a girls' name is pronounced juss-TEEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Justine is "fair, upright". Feminine of Justin. Justina was the original form. According to legend, Saint Justina (fourth century) was a Christian maiden who converted Cyprian, a powerful sorcerer. Lawrence Durrell wrote a famous novel "Justine". Actress Justine Bateman.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Giustinia.
Justine is a very prominent first name for females (#668 out of 4276, Top 16%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#63014 out of 88799, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Justine for girls. Justine reached its top position of #188 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Justine and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Justine appearing in the Top 1000 are Justina and Justin. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Justine and Justina becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)