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Gender: Male Meaning of Festus: "joyous, festive" Origin of Festus: Latin

Festus Origin and Meaning

The name Festus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "joyous, festive".

A name from the ancient world that may get a mixed reception today. On the one hand, festive! On the other hand, fester. In the Bible, Porcius Festus was a Roman official who rubbed up against St Paul. In modern times, this name has had more love in African countries than anywhere else.

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BeccaBaker Says:

2015-07-19T16:21:59

I immediately think fetus or fester

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-16T12:01:29

What ? Something a sore does?

rie Says:

2015-03-01T09:26:06

That description though.