Justin (name)

Justin (name)

Infobox Given Name Revised | name = Justin

pronunciation =
gender = Male
meaning = "Fair", "just"
region =
origin = Latin Iustinius or Iustinus
related names = Justina, Justine
footnotes =

: "This refers to Justin as a given name. For other uses, see Justin.

Anglicized form of the Latin given name Justinus, a derivative of Justus. Justinus was the name borne by various early saints, notably a 2nd-century Christian apologist and a (possibly spurious) boy martyr of the 3rd century. As an English name, Justin has enjoyed considerable popularity in the second part of the 20th century.

Famous persons named Justin

*Junianus Justinus, a 3rd century Roman historian
*Justin I (c. 450–527), or "Flavius Iustinius Augustus", an Eastern Roman Emperor who ruled from 518 to 527
*Justin II (c. 520–578), or "Flavius Iustinius Iunior Augustus", an Eastern Roman emperor who ruled from 565 to 578
*Justinian I, "Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianusor " or "Justinian the Great", an Eastern Roman emperor who ruled from 527 to 565
*Justinian II, was a Byzantine emperor who ruled from 685 to 695 and again from 705 to 711
*Iustin or Justin, the Patriarch of All Romania
*Justin Chancellor, English bassist for band Tool
*Justin Chatwin, a Canadian actor
*Justin Credible, a professional wrestler
*Justin Emerle, an American musician
*Justin Furstenfeld, an American musician
*Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter
*Justin Guarini, an American singer
*Justin Hartley, an American actor
*Justin Hayward, an English musician; vocalist/songwriter/guitarist for The Moody Blues [Born David Justin Hayward]
*Justin Hodges, an Australian rugby league footballer
*Justin Kane, Australian boxer
*Justin Lee Collins, an English comedian and TV presenter
*Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer
*Justin Long, an American actor
*Justin Martyr (c. 100/114–c. 162/168), an early Christian apologist
*Justin Morneau, Canadian baseball player; first baseman for the Minnesota Twins and Major League Baseball 's 2006 American League Most Valuable Player
*Justin O'Dell, an American clarinetist and professor
*Justin Pierre, singer for the band Motion City Soundtrack
*Justin Raimondo, a libertarian/paleoconservative author
*Justin Suarez, a popular character on Ugly Betty, played by actor Mark Indelicato
*Justin Taylor, a popular character on Queer as Folk, played by actor Randy Harrison
*Justin Timberlake, American singer
*Justin Tuck, Football player, New York Giants, 2008 Super Bowl Champion
*Justin Walker, a popular character on Brothers & Sisters, played by actor Dave Annable
*Justin Wilson, British Formula One driver
*Justin Wilson (chef), American humorist and chef
*Saint Justin, name of several saints



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