Gender: Male Meaning of Justus: "just" Origin of Justus: Latin

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.

16 names similar to Justus

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Justus. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Justus, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Justus using our baby name generator.


- this week

Famous People Named Justus

Pop Culture References for the name Justus


Diaper Bagge Says:


Really handsome name.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Justice has always sounded a little weird to me, on either gender. I like this much better!