J names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Justin

Justin is the English form of Latin Justinus (or Iustinus) meaning “just, lawful, righteous” which comes 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

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Variants:

  • Iustinus (Latin)
  • Iustus (Latin)
  • Justinus (Ancient Roman)
  • Justus (Late Roman, German, Dutch)
  • Juste (French)
  • Giustino (Italian)
  • Justinas (Lithuanian)
  • Justyn (Polish)
  • Iestyn (Welsh)
  • Justinian (Latin)
  • Iustinianus (Late Roman)

 

Female forms:

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

 

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