The Meaning of the Surname "Justin"

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

We need to find out the meaning of the name Justin. We can't seem to find anything. Can you help?

The Answer:

The name "Justin" means one who is virtuous, just, and upright. It's a late Latin name, based on St. Justina.

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