Justin

[juhs-tin; French zhys-tan; German yoo s-teen]
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noun

a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “just.”

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Contemporary Examples of justin

Historical Examples of justin

  • But Justin, although he retreated, declared that he was not afraid of them.

  • What made her smile was the idea of outwitting that spy of a Justin.

  • Will you undertake it, Justin, now that the chance has come?

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • He had told Justin the story almost as soon as Justin was of an age to understand it.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • For the rest, he had lavished Justin nobly for his mother's sake.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini


Word Origin and History for justin

Justin

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper