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Meaning and Origin of: Justice

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Form of Justus
  • Old French : Justice

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : nickname for a fair-minded man, from Middle English, Old French justice ‘justice’, ‘equity’, Latin iustitia, a derivative of iustus (see Just). It may also have been an occupational name for a judge, since this metonymic use of the word is attested from as early as the 12th century.

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