What does Justin mean?
Justin [justin] as a boys' name is pronounced JUS-tin. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Justin is "just, upright, righteous". Variant of Justus. Saint Justin (second century) was a Greek philosopher who wrote of the moral values of Christianity. See also Jestin. Actor Justin Henry; singer Justin Timberlake.
Affiliated boy name: Dustin.Creative forms:
(male) Jastin, ..
(female) Juson, .. Middle name pairings:
Justin Jerimiah (J.J.), ..
How popular is Justin?
Justin is a very prominent first name for men (#56 out of 1220, Top 5%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10538 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Justin reached its apex position of #9 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #110 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Justin (#110 last year) are Dustin (#505 last year), Justus (#866), Justyn, Justo, Justis, Justen and Jestin. Other variants, like Jesstin, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Justin was widespread among parents 4 decades ago (average #1214) and is now much reduced (#1435, ▼88.7%), with forms like Dustin becoming somewhat dated. Justus is the most chic boy name here.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Agustin, Alstin, Austen▼, Austin▼, Austyn, Destin, Dunstin, Dustan, Dusten, Duston, Dustyn, Eustis, Faustin, Husain, Husein, Huston, Jasin, Joslin, Justice, Ostin, Rustan, Rusten, Rustin, Ruston, Rustyn and Westin▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Justin.See names in meaning and etymology.