Faustus - Meaning of Faustus

What does Faustus mean?

[ 2 syll. fau-(s)tus, fa-ust-us ] The baby boy name Faustus is pronounced as FAH-S-TahS- †. Faustus is used predominantly in the German language and its origin is Latin. It is derived literally from the word 'faustus' which means lucky, auspicious. Faustus (Latin) is an original form of Faustus. The names Faustus and Fausta were bestowed by the 1st century BC Roman dicator Sulla upon his twin children. In German myth, Faustus is the protagonist who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for knowledge; his tale is recounted in various works such as Christopher Marlowe's play Doctor Faustus (1604) and Goethe's play Faust (1808). The latter was also inspired by the 16th-century German astrologer and magician, Johann Faust. The name Fausta (English and Italian) is the female version of Faustus.

The name Faust (English) and the name Fausto (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) are variants of Faustus.

See also the related form, Faustinus (German).

See also the related categories, soul (life), latin, devil (terror), doctor, roman, knowledge (wisdom), and german.

Faustus is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Faustus include Fasta, Fastah, Fatiek, Fatik, Festes, Festis, Festos, Festus, Festys, Fastea, Fukuda, Feodosi, Feodosiy, and Fujitaka.

† English pronunciation for Faustus: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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