Joost Origin and Meaning

The name Joost is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "just".

Like many Dutch names, this one, pronounced 'yoost' has an upbeat sound. Also spelled Joos, as in sixteenth century Netherlandish master Joos van Cleve, one of the first to introduce background landscapes in his paintings.

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Famous People Named Joost

  • Joost Heystek van der WesthuizenSouth African rugby union player
  • Joost van den VondelDutch poet and playwright
  • Joost van VollenhovenDutch colonial administrator and soldier
  • Joost de BlankArchbishop of Cape Town, South Africa; anti,apartheid activist
  • Willibrordus Adrianus Maria "Joost" LuitenDutch golfer
  • Joost BermanDutch jurist and writer
  • Boaz Joost van Velzen (b. 2012)son of singer VanVelzen

Joost in Pop Culture

  • Joostcharacter in The Way