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Fausto

What does Fausto mean?

Fausto Pronunciation of Fausto [faus-to] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the name Fausto means "lucky, fortunate". Fausto is an alternate spelling of Faust (Latin): from Roman faustus.

Associated with: lucky (blessed).

Variations

3 related forms via Faust: Faustin, Faustino and Faustus.

Creative forms:
(male) Faisto, Fausad, ..

(female) Fausla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fausto Gaige (F.G.), ..

How popular is Fausto?

Fausto is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1132 out of 1220, Top 93%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#18407 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Fausto was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #1473 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Faustino is the only other popular alternative form of Fausto. Other variants, like Faustin, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Fausto reached its peak in the year 1993.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fausto, Faustino in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agosto, Anasto, Aristo, Augusto, Balto, Bruto, Cato, Cayto, Fabio, Factor, Faisal, Falco, Falito, Fargo, Faro, Faunus, Fauzi, Favio, Faysal, Feste, Fonso, Frasco, Frisco, Frost, Fulton, Giusto, Guto, Justo, Kaeto, Kato, Kristo, Madesto (see Modesto), Makoto, Paquito, Pluto, Santo and Sesto. These names tend to be less commonly used than Fausto.

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