What does Justus mean?
Justus [jus-tus] as a boys' 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.
Associated with: biblical.
Justus▲ has 1 variant: Justis.Creative forms:
(male) Josstus, Jotus, ..
(female) Justi, .. Middle name pairings:
Justus Cian (J.C.), ..
How popular is Justus?
Justus is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4843 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Justus reached its apex position of #647 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is at #866 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Justin (#110 in recent rankings), Justice (#525) and Justis are the popular related forms of Justus (#866 in recent rankings). These forms of Justus reached the height of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 1.57%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.24%, ▼85%), with the form Justin going out of style. Justus is the most fashionable baby name here.
Justus▲ is pronounced similarly to Justyce. Other recommended names are Agustus, Altus, Amatus, Artus, Augustus, Brutus, Cetus, Cletus▼, Clitus, Erastus, Eustis, Faustus, Festus, Gustavus, Gustus, Guus, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Jasun, Jesous, Jess▼, Jessup, Jestin, Jeston, Jesus, Joshua▼, Josias, Joss, Josua, Josue, Joushua, Judas, Jules▼, Julius▼, Junius▼, Just, Justain, Justan, Juste, Justen, Justinas, Justinius, Justino, Justinus, Justo, Justyn▼, Kletus, Lucius▼, Lugus, Quintus, Rasmus, Rastus, Ruffus, Rufous, Rufus▼, Sextus, Sixtus, Titus▲, Ursus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Justus.See names in meaning and etymology.