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Gender: Female Meaning of Fausta: "fortunate" Origin of Fausta: Latin

The name Fausta is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "fortunate". Fausta and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Though often heard in the Hispanic and Italian communities, it hasn't made an impact here, perhaps because of the connection to the character of Faust and his pact with the devil. Variations: FAUSTINA, FAUSTIA, FAUSTIANA

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Famous People Named Fausta

Saint Fausta of Cyzicus, 4th-century Christian martyr
Saint Fausta, Russian Orthodox mother of Saint Anastasia of Sirmium
Flavia Maxima Fausta, Roman empress, daughter of Emperor Maximianus
Fausta, empress consort of Constans II of the Byzantine Empire
Fausta Cialente, Italian novelist and journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Fausta

"Fausta," opera by Gaetano Donizetti