Meaning and name origin
Dusten \d(u)-sten, dus-ten\ as a boy's name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Dusten is "brave warrior; dusty area". Dusten is a variant of Dustin (Old German, Old English): the fame of actor Dustin Hoffman has been a major influence on contemporary usage. Not regularly used as a birth name for males.
Dusten is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dusten and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Dustin (#434). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).