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Gender: Male Pronunciation: yoost Meaning of Joost: "just" Origin of Joost: Dutch

The name Joost is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "just". Joost and is often added to lists like Dutch Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Yuppy Dutch CAF - 9 kids!".

From the experts:

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 Westhuizen, South African rugby union player
Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet and playwright
Joost van Vollenhoven, Dutch colonial administrator and soldier
Joost de Blank, Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa; anti-apartheid activist
Willibrordus Adrianus Maria "Joost" Luiten, Dutch golfer
Joost Berman, Dutch jurist and writer
Boaz Joost van Velzen (b. 2012), son of singer VanVelzen

Pop Culture References for the name Joost

Joost, character in The Way