Baby Boy Names


Baby Names




Justus is a strong baby name that sounds just like its meaning of “just.” This name has a rich background in the Christian church, heralded by saints and popes alike. Justus has been consistent in popularity since 1994, but it has not been on the top 1,000 list since 2018 in America.

Meaning of the name Justus:

Latin: just

Origin of the name Justus:

Justus comes from the Latin culture as an alternative to Justice. It became popular in the Christian church due to its presence in the New Testament. This is seen in the fact that Justus has been the baby name for over eight saints, including Saint Justus of Lyons.

Symbolism of the name Justus:

Justus, just like the name sounds, literally means “just.” It has the same meaning as the baby name Justice, or the word that is the same.

Style of the name Justus:


Gender of the name Justus:

Justus is a saintly name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Justus:


Number of syllables in the name Justus:


Emotion evoked from the name Justus:

Justus feels formal and powerful. It is a very commanding name with a very classical feel.

Alternative spellings for the name Justus:

  • Justis

Nicknames for the name Justus:

  • Just
  • Justi
  • Justy
  • Justie
  • Jussie
  • Jussi
  • Jussy

Popularity of the name Justus:

Justus was a top 1,000 baby name in 1901 and 1903 at ranks 813 and 962. It did drop off the list until 1994 when it was rank 841. The baby name remained a top option until 2018. For this last year on the top 1,000 list, it ranked at number 977.

Related names for the name Justus:

Great middle names for Justus and their meanings:

  • Valentine (strong, healthy)
  • Austin (great, magnificent)
  • Paine (outlying village)
  • Servas (to preserve, redeem)
  • Ernesto (serious, determined)
  • Tyler (one who lays tiles)
  • Vaughn (small, little)
  • Faron (handsome servant)

Famous people with the name Justus:

  • Justus von Liebig (chemist)
  • Justus Lipsius (philosopher)
  • Justus Barnes (actor, “The Great Train Robbery”)
  • Saint Justus of Lyons (early Christian saint)

Justus' in popular culture:

  • Justus (character from “Atlantia”)
To top