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, Jaystin, ..
(female) Justinne, Justinni, .. Middle name pairings:
Justin Ajay (J.A.), ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Justin for boys. 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. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Justin and associated 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.