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.
Justus has 1 variant: Justis.more]
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)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Justus for boys. Justus reached its apex position of #647 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is at #819 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Justin (#96 2 years ago) and Justice (#531) are the popular related forms of Justus (#819 2 years ago). These forms of Justus reached the height of their popularity in 2002 (usage of 0.6663%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.518%, ▼22.3%). Justin is the longstanding favorite, while Justice has become popular as well. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Justus and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Gustus. Like Justus, this name is not frequently used.