Justus

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Justus

"Justus" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Just, fair". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

Name of several early saints, from Latin iustus (“just”).

  1. A male given name.

Justus was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and German

Notable Persons Named Justus

Justus Sheffield is a baseball player for the Cleveland Indians. Justus was born on May 13th, 1996 in Tullahoma, Tennessee.

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Justus von Liebig was a scientist in the field of chemistry. Justus was born on May 12th, 1803 in Darmstadt. He breathed his last breath on April 18th, 1873.

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Justus was born on December 2nd, 1960 in Lübeck, West Germany.

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Justus is a christian bishop.

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Justus was born on June 23rd, 1917 in New York City. Justus is also known as Jus Addiss, Joe Addiss, and Justin Addiss. He passed away on October 26th, 1979.

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Justus D. Barnes was an actor. Justus was born on October 2nd, 1862 in Little Falls, New York, U.S. Justus is also known as J.D. Barnes, Justice Barnes, Justus Barnes, Barnes, Justus; Barnes, Justice; Barnes, and J.D.. He passed away on February 6th, 1946.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Justus

Justus is a christian bishop.

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Roberto Justus is a chairman, president of grupo newcomm, and host of roberto justus +. Roberto was given the name Roberto Luiz Justus on April 30th, 1955 in São Paulo - SP.

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Jolie L. Justus is an office holder. Jolie was born on February 24th, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Justus Smith Stearns was a businessman. He holds the title President of many companies. Justus was given the name Justus on April 10th, 1845 in Pomfret, New York. Justus is also known as Justus S. Stearns, J.S. Stearns, Stearns, and J. S.. He breathed his last breath on February 14th, 1933.

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Klaus-Peter was born on July 1st, 1951.

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May Justus was a children's, teacher, and author. May was born on May 12th, 1898 in Del Rio, Tennessee. She breathed her last breath on November 7th, 1989.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 5 0 5
1882 9 0 9
1884 6 0 6
1885 6 0 6
1890 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1897 5 0 5
1901 8 0 8
1902 5 0 5
1903 7 0 7
1910 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 11 0 11
1913 22 0 22
1914 22 0 22
1915 26 0 26
1916 25 0 25
1917 28 0 28
1918 24 0 24
1919 27 0 27
1920 26 0 26
1921 28 0 28
1922 28 0 28
1923 25 0 25
1924 22 0 22
1925 17 0 17
1926 17 0 17
1927 16 0 16
1928 15 0 15
1929 13 0 13
1930 14 0 14
1931 11 0 11
1932 12 0 12
1933 12 0 12
1934 11 0 11
1935 8 0 8
1936 13 0 13
1937 10 0 10
1938 11 0 11
1939 11 0 11
1940 8 0 8
1941 8 0 8
1942 10 0 10
1943 8 0 8
1944 12 0 12
1945 21 0 21
1946 9 0 9
1947 14 0 14
1948 6 0 6
1949 10 0 10
1950 6 0 6
1951 13 0 13
1952 9 0 9
1953 7 0 7
1954 9 0 9
1955 5 0 5
1956 11 0 11
1957 6 0 6
1958 13 0 13
1959 5 0 5
1961 12 0 12
1963 11 0 11
1964 9 0 9
1965 13 0 13
1966 8 0 8
1967 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 5 0 5
1971 11 0 11
1972 19 0 19
1973 18 0 18
1974 35 0 35
1975 35 5 30
1976 39 0 39
1977 36 0 36
1978 39 0 39
1979 37 0 37
1980 52 0 52
1981 41 0 41
1982 46 0 46
1983 54 0 54
1984 30 0 30
1985 42 0 42
1986 23 0 23
1987 41 0 41
1988 29 0 29
1989 38 0 38
1990 42 0 42
1991 60 0 60
1992 87 0 87
1993 117 8 109
1994 201 39 162
1995 261 43 218
1996 287 39 248
1997 254 18 236
1998 250 19 231
1999 281 24 257
2000 290 35 255
2001 291 30 261
2002 336 39 297
2003 257 32 225
2004 293 36 257
2005 315 39 276
2006 318 25 293
2007 320 20 300
2008 308 31 277
2009 321 32 289
2010 275 25 250
2011 273 22 251
2012 313 23 290
2013 299 30 269
2014 299 21 278
2015 286 25 261
2016 252 19 233
2017 223 23 200

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Popularity of Justus as a first name

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Popularity of Justus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Justus U.S.
  White 92.54% 64.26%
  African American 1.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Justus

People with the last name Justus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Justus

  • What name lists does Justus rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Justus? Justus is the 2,747th most popular name of all time. As a last name Justus was the 5,130th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Justus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,623 babies born with the first name Justus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Justus to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Justus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Justus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Justus is Thursday, August 25th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Justus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Justus was in 2007 with a total of 300 babies.
  • Random Justus Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Justus is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Justus: Your name in reverse order is Sutsuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ustsju. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Justus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,821 people with the last name Justus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Justus? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Justus 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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