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Justine is a sleek and sophisticated baby name for girls. Latin in origin, this name has lovely French overtones that make it a classy addition to any cultural context. Justine is the famous protagonist of Justine: The Misfortunes of Virtue by Marquis de Sade, and Justine is also the ring name of mixed martial artist Svetlana Nasibulina. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Justine:

Latin: Just, fair, honorable

Origin of the name Justine:

Justine is the French form of the name Justina. It ultimately derives from the Latin name Justus (meaning “just” or “fair”).

Symbolism of the name Justine:

Justine is a French name of Latin origin that means “just,” “fair,” or “honest.” One of the most famous bearers of the name was Saint Justine of Padua. According to legend, Justine dedicated her life to a vow of service and chastity. After rejecting the advances of Emperor Maximian, Justine received the death penalty and became a Christian martyr. Symbols of Justine include the lily or unicorn.

Baby name Justine

Style of the name Justine:

Classic

Gender of the name Justine:

Female

Pronunciation of the name Justine:

jus-TEEN

Number of syllables in the name Justine:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Justine:

The name Justine evokes feelings of reason and righteousness.

Alternative spellings for the name Justine:

  • Justene
  • Justeene
  • Justeen
  • Justyne
  • Justinn
  • Giustine

Nicknames for the name Justine:

  • Just
  • Justie
  • Justy
  • Tine
  • Tina
  • Juss
  • Justa
  • Jussy
  • Justi
  • Jussie

Popularity of the name Justine:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Justine was the 934th most popular baby name for girls in 2008.

Related names for the name Justine:

Great middle names for Justine and their meanings:

  • Alyx (defender of men)
  • Beatrice (blessed, happy, bringer of joy)
  • Cate (pure)
  • Essence (fundamental quality, intrinsic nature, scent)
  • Farhana (happy, cheerful)
  • Leanna (graceful meadow)
  • Mikayla (who is like God)
  • Peyton (fighting man's estate)
  • Samara (protected by God, night whisper, seedling)
  • Winifred (blessed reconciliation, holy, peace)

Famous people with the name Justine:

  • Justine Bainbridge (artist)
  • Justine Tanya Bateman (actress)
  • Justine “iJustine” Ezarik (YouTuber)
  • Justine Elinor Frischmann (singer)
  • Justine Lumumba Kasule (politician)
  • Justine Juliette Lévy (writer)
  • Justine Priestley (actress and twin sister of Jason Priestley)
  • Justine Cathrine Rosenkrantz (courtier spy)
  • Justine Waddell (actress)
  • Justine Olive Johnstone Wanger (pathologist)

Justine in popular culture:

  • Justine (titular protagonist of Justine: The Misfortunes of Virtue by Marquis de Sade)
  • Justine Florbelle (character in Amnesia: The Dark Descent)
  • Justine Kish (ring name of mixed martial artist Svetlana Nasibulina)