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What does Justine mean?

Justine Pronunciation of Justine [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.

Associated with: fair (beautiful), legend (mythology), saint, powerful, novel (literary).


Justine has 11 variants: Giustina, Justa, Justeen, Justeene, Justene, Justie, Justina, Justinn, Justy, Justyna and Justyne.

Affiliated girl name: Giustinia.

Creative forms:
(female) Justinet, Justiny, ..

(male) Justian, Justiren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Justine Cameron (J.C.), ..

How popular is Justine?

Justine is a very prominent first name for females (#668 out of 4276, Top 16%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Justine reached its top position of #188 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #1969. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Justine name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Justine outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Justine (#1969 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 are Justina and Justin. These relations of Justine were at the apex of their popularity 25 years ago (average #648) and have become significantly less popular since, with versions like Justine falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Justine, Justin, Justina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Justine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Justine is pronounced similarly to Jestine. Other recommended names are Augustine, Austin, Austina, Austine, Austyne, Bertine, Bettine, Chastine, Cristine, Crystine, Destine, Dulcine, Dulsine, Dustie, Dustin, Fantine, Faustine, Jacine, Jadine, Jalaine, Jaline, Jamaine, Janine, Jannine, Jasmine, Jasmyne, Jaxine, Jazmine, Jeanine, Jenine, Jennine, Jensine, Jeraine, Jessie, Jessina, Jesstina, Jestina, Joeline, Joline, Josaline, Josanne, Josefine, Joseline, Josiane, Josie, Josiline, Josina, Joslin, Josline, Judie, Juelline, Julaine, Julie, Julina, Juline, Jullie, Julyne (see Julia), June, Justice, Justiss, Justyce, Kristine, Krystine, Lucine, Lurline, Lusine, Martine, Nurine, Rasine, Rubine, Ruthine (see Ruth), Stine, Yasmine and Yosline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Justine.

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