Meaning and name origin
Justus \j(u)-stus, jus-tus\ as a boy's name is pronounced JUS-tus. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Justus is "upright, just". Biblical: an early disciple of Christ, a man considered as a replacement for Judas Iscariot as one of the 12 apostles.
Justus has 1 variant form: Justis.
Justus is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4393 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Justus for boys. Justus reached its highest rank of #647 in the U.S. in 2002. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Justus and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Justin (#96), Justice (#531) and Justus (#819). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Gustus. Like Justus, this name is not commonly used.