Meaning and name origin
Faust \fa(u)-st\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Faust is "lucky, fortunate". From Roman faustus or fausta. The Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla, added Felix "happy, fortunate" to his name and named his twin children Faustus and Fausta, which then became Latin Faustinus. The name of many saints. The legendary Faust sold his soul to the devil.
There is 1 feminine form of Faust: Faustine.
Faust is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2068 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).