Meaning and Origin of Just - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Just

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old French : Justice

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French, English, German, Danish, Catalan, Polish, Czech, Slovak and Hungarian : from a personal name, a vernacular form of Latin Justus meaning ‘honorable’, ‘upright’. There were several early saints of this name, among them a 4th-century bishop of Lyon and a 6th-century bishop of Urgell in Catalonia.
  • South and eastern German : variant of Jost.