Justus Origin and Meaning

The name Justus is a boy's name of German, Latin, Dutch origin meaning "just".

More unusual than Justin, less word-like than Justice, this New Testament name could make an intriguing choice. After being off the popularity lists from 1904 to 1993, it is now being used in steady numbers.

There have been three notable saints named Justus: St. Justus of Canterbury, who was instrumental in the conversion of Anglo-Saxons to Roman Christians and became the fourth Bishop of Canterbury, and the martyred St. Justus of Beauvais and St. Justus of Lyons.

# 972 in the US

Justus Rank in US Top 1000

# 1382 on Nameberry

Justus Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Justus Popularity

Famous People Named Justus

  • Isaiah Justus Farrowson of American actress Mia Farrow
  • Justus von LiebigGerman chemist
  • Justus Lipsius16th,century philosopher
  • Justus D. BarnesAmerican stage and silent film actor best known for his role in the 1903 short silent Western, The Great Train Robbery

Justus in Pop Culture

  • Justus is one of the priests of the Belowwho cares for the temple bats, in Ally Condie's "Atlantia."