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What does Faustus mean?

Faustus Pronunciation of Faustus [faus-tus] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Faustus is "lucky, fortunate". Faustus is a variant form of Faust (Latin): from Roman faustus.

Associated with: lucky (blessed).


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

1 feminine form: Faustine.

Creative forms:
(male) Fabtus, Faitus, ..

(female) Fausty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Faustus Blaine (F.B.), ..

How popular is Faustus?

Faustus is a rare first name for males. Faustus is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Fausto and Faustino are the prominent variation forms of Faustus (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Faustus was at its apex 22 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Faustus is pronounced similarly to Festus. Other suggested similar names are Agustus, Augustus, Brutus, Cassius, Erastus, Fabius, Fabiyus, Faunus, Fawnus, Gustus, Justus, Maurus, Paulus, Rasmus, Rastus, Tacitus and Taurus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Faustus.

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