Justin

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774k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Justin

"Justin" is a name of English origin, and it means "Just, fair". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

Name of early saints, Latin Iustīnus, a derivative of Iustus, from iustus (“just”).

  1. A male given name. Popular in the English-speaking world since the 1970s.

Justin was also found in the following language(s): French, German, and Serbo-Croatian

Notable Persons Named Justin

His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Justin was given the name Justin Drew Bieber by his parent Pattie Mallette on March 1st, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada.

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Justin Trudeau is a Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Youth, Leader of the Liberal Party, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Youth (Canada), and Liberal Party of Canada. His ongoing career started in 2015. Justin was born on December 25th, 1971 in Ottawa.

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He holds the title SexyBack" excerpt and Mirrors" excerpt. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Justin was given the name Justin Randall Timberlake on January 31st, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

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Justin Theroux is an actor, film director, screenwriter, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Justin was born on August 10th, 1971 in Washington, D.C.

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Justin Long is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Justin was given the name Justin Jacob Long by his parent R. James Long on June 2nd, 1978 in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.

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Justin Hartley is an actor, director, writer, and producer. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Justin was given the name Justin Scott Hartley on January 29th, 1977 in Knoxville, Illinois, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Justin

Eva was born on August 23rd, 1909 in Dresden. She passed away on September 11th, 1966.

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John Justin was an actor. He was most prominent from 1940 to 1983. John was born on November 24th, 1917. John is also known as John Justinian de Ledesma. He left this life on November 29th, 2002.

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Paul Justin is a football player. Paul was born on May 19th, 1968.

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Justin was born in Constantinople. He died in 566.

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Jonathan Justin is a soccer player for the Rodez AF, Amiens SC, Étoile FC, Balma SC, and Mauritius national football team. Jonathan was born on February 27th, 1991 in Kuala Lumpur.

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Herman was born in 1859. He passed away in 1918.

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How popular is the baby name Justin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 8 0 8
1881 7 0 7
1884 6 0 6
1885 9 0 9
1886 8 0 8
1888 9 0 9
1889 8 0 8
1890 13 0 13
1891 8 0 8
1892 7 0 7
1893 14 0 14
1894 15 0 15
1895 6 0 6
1896 17 0 17
1897 13 0 13
1898 16 0 16
1899 9 0 9
1900 18 0 18
1901 8 0 8
1902 9 0 9
1903 12 0 12
1904 16 0 16
1905 15 0 15
1906 14 0 14
1907 15 0 15
1908 18 0 18
1909 14 0 14
1910 18 0 18
1911 25 0 25
1912 67 0 67
1913 60 0 60
1914 81 0 81
1915 122 0 122
1916 123 0 123
1917 142 0 142
1918 144 0 144
1919 156 0 156
1920 107 0 107
1921 137 0 137
1922 140 0 140
1923 127 5 122
1924 161 0 161
1925 132 0 132
1926 125 0 125
1927 139 0 139
1928 121 0 121
1929 108 0 108
1930 113 0 113
1931 77 0 77
1932 83 0 83
1933 99 0 99
1934 68 0 68
1935 71 0 71
1936 61 0 61
1937 72 0 72
1938 84 0 84
1939 91 0 91
1940 84 0 84
1941 93 0 93
1942 107 0 107
1943 105 0 105
1944 106 0 106
1945 122 0 122
1946 141 0 141
1947 148 0 148
1948 138 0 138
1949 174 0 174
1950 128 0 128
1951 134 0 134
1952 174 0 174
1953 173 0 173
1954 210 0 210
1955 248 0 248
1956 278 0 278
1957 299 0 299
1958 305 0 305
1959 346 0 346
1960 361 0 361
1961 485 0 485
1962 512 0 512
1963 502 0 502
1964 495 0 495
1965 460 0 460
1966 508 0 508
1967 636 8 628
1968 1,121 12 1,109
1969 1,686 17 1,669
1970 2,408 26 2,382
1971 3,079 19 3,060
1972 4,998 26 4,972 #60 boy name
1973 6,113 39 6,074 #51 boy name
1974 7,471 39 7,432 #43 boy name
1975 8,959 66 8,893 #37 boy name
1976 10,221 67 10,154 #33 boy name
1977 12,083 67 12,016 #30 boy name
1978 14,312 118 14,194 #28 boy name
1979 17,530 127 17,403 #22 boy name
1980 26,920 161 26,759 #13 boy name
1981 27,494 182 27,312 #12 boy name
1982 29,307 201 29,106 #12 boy name
1983 28,514 217 28,297 #12 boy name
1984 26,946 180 26,766 #13 boy name
1985 25,721 182 25,539 #15 boy name
1986 26,869 244 26,625 #14 boy name
1987 31,743 253 31,490 #9 boy name
1988 35,275 241 35,034 #7 boy name
1989 33,041 198 32,843 #8 boy name
1990 30,775 138 30,637 #9 boy name
1991 26,890 107 26,783 #14 boy name
1992 23,699 87 23,612 #18 boy name
1993 21,610 74 21,536 #20 boy name
1994 20,994 64 20,930 #20 boy name
1995 21,658 79 21,579 #18 boy name
1996 20,066 58 20,008 #20 boy name
1997 18,780 36 18,744 #20 boy name
1998 18,020 50 17,970 #20 boy name
1999 18,325 51 18,274 #20 boy name
2000 17,826 48 17,778 #19 boy name
2001 16,266 37 16,229 #22 boy name
2002 14,935 33 14,902 #22 boy name
2003 13,681 30 13,651 #27 boy name
2004 11,923 50 11,873 #30 boy name
2005 10,527 19 10,508 #36 boy name
2006 9,979 16 9,963 #45 boy name
2007 10,061 16 10,045 #44 boy name
2008 9,374 21 9,353 #44 boy name
2009 8,634 16 8,618 #46 boy name
2010 7,853 11 7,842 #50 boy name
2011 7,120 13 7,107 #59 boy name
2012 5,902 16 5,886 #74 boy name
2013 4,873 10 4,863 #85 boy name
2014 4,020 5 4,015 #96 boy name
2015 3,709 5 3,704
2016 3,548 6 3,542

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Popularity of Justin as a first name

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Popularity of Justin as a last name

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Common last names for Justin

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  • Mccarthy
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Martin
  • Anderson
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Young

Common first names for Justin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Justin U.S.
  White 68.00% 64.26%
  African American 17.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Justin

People with the last name Justin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Justin

  • How Popular is the name Justin? Justin is the 67th most popular name of all time. As a last name Justin was the 10,369th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Justin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 773,697 babies born with the first name Justin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Justin to occupy the country of Comoros with an estimated population of 773,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Justin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Justin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Justin is Tuesday, November 10th, 1829.
  • What year had the most people named Justin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Justin was in 1988 with a total of 35,034 babies. That's a lot of babies named Justin!
  • Random Justin Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Justin ranks 24th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 36 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Justin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Itnjsu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Justin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,109 people with the last name Justin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Justin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Justin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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