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What does Just mean?

Just Pronunciation of Just [just] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and Just means "just, upright, righteous". Just is an alternate form of Justin (Latin): version of Justus.

Associated with: just.


Just has 1 variant: Juste.

11 more related forms via Justin: Giusto, Joos, Joost, Justain, Justan, Justen, Justino, Justis, Justo, Justus and Justyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Jest, Jost, ..

(female) Jusi, Justl, ..

Middle name pairings:
Just Jeremiah (J.J.), ..

How popular is Just?

Just is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8214 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Justen, Justin (#110 via latest list), Justis, Justo, Justus (#866) and Justyn are the popular varying forms of Just (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Just was more pronounced among parents during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 1.58%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.21%, 86.9%), with versions like Justin becoming less in vogue. Justus is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Justen, Justin, Justis, Justo, Justus, Justyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Faust, Hurst, Jase, Jess, Jet, Jett, Jose, Josh, Joss, Juan, Jud, Judd, Jude, Jul, Jule, Juli, July, June, Junot, Juri and West. These names tend to be more commonly used than Just.

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