Female, J names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Justine is the French feminine form of Justin which comes from Latin Justus meaning “just, lawful, righteous”, derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Justin is also a surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Justina (English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman)
  • Justýna (Czech)
  • Justyna (Polish)
  • Giustina (Italian)
  • Iustina (Late Roman)
  • Ustinya (Russian)
  • Yustina (Russian)
  • Justína (Slovak)
  • Justinia


Male forms:

  • Justin (English, French, Slovene)
  • Justus (Latin)
  • Giustino (Italian)
  • Iustinus (Late Roman)
  • Iustus (Late Roman)
  • Justinas (Lithuanian)
  • Justyn (Polish)
  • Iestyn (Welsh)
  • Justinian (Latin)
  • Iustinianus (Late Roman)

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