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Justin

[juhs-tin; French zhys-tan; German yoo s-teen] /ˈdʒʌs tɪn; French ʒüsˈtɛ̃; German yʊsˈtin/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “just.”.
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  • They did not intend that Fogg should have Justin all to himself.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • At eight o'clock Justin came to fetch him to shut up the shop.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • A sudden confusion had attacked Lucy Davison, who recalled certain conversations with Justin.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • So Bovary ordered a bandage and a basin, and asked Justin to hold it.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • I had rather Justin beat me into submission and mental tranquillity and that I bore him an annual—probably deciduous—child.

    The Passionate Friends Herbert George Wells
Word Origin and History for Justin

masc. proper name, from Latin Iustinus, literally "just," from iustus (see just (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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