Italian and Spanish variation of Faust
"fortunate one"

Fausto Origin and Meaning

The name Fausto is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "fortunate one".

While Faust, who sold his soul to the devil, was anything but fortunate, this Latinate variation is more commonly heard and accepted.

Famous People Named Fausto

  • Fausto CoppiItalian cyclist
  • Fausto SozziniItalian theologian
  • Fausto Carmonapseudonym of Dominican baseball player Roberto Hernandez
  • Fausto GresiniItalian motorcycle racer
  • Fausto TozziItalian actor

Fausto in Pop Culture

  • Faustocharacter in Uglies series