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Dustin meaning and name origin

Dustin \d(u)-stin, dus-tin\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dustin), is pronounced DUS-tin. It is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Dustin is "brave warrior; dusty area". The fame of actor Dustin Hoffman has been a major influence on contemporary usage. Popularity is also influenced by the rhyming similarity to another favored name, Justin.

Dustin has 5 variant forms: Dustan, Dusten, Duston, Dusty and Dustyn.

Dustin is also pronounced similarly to Destan, Destin and Deston. Other suggested similar baby names are Austin, Dunstin and Rustin.

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Popularity of Dustin

Dustin is a very popular first name for males (#176 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7542 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Dustin name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Dustin with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

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