Justine - Meaning of Justine
[ 2 syll. ju-(s)ti-ne, jus-t-ine ] The baby girl name Justine is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced JHahS-TIYN (English) or ZHuw-STIYN (French) †. Justine's language of origin is Latin. It is predominantly used in English, French, and German. The meaning of Justine is 'fair, just'. It is derived from the word justus which is of the meaning 'just, righteous, fair'. Old forms of the name include Justiana (Latin) and Justina (Latin). The name was borne by the 4th century Saint Justina of Padua, who was martyred under Diocletian. The name was adopted in the 17th century by English speakers. The popularity of the name was later boosted by the appearance of the name for a leading character in the Lawrence Durrell novel Justine (1957).
Justine is a form of the name Justin.
Justine is the feminine form of the English and French Justin.
Justine has 25 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of Justine include Jestina, Jestine, Jussie, Justayne, Juste, Justea, Justeena, Justeene, Justein, Justicia, Justina (used in German and Italian too), Justinn, Justinna, Justy, and Justyn. Other English forms include the contracted form Justi, the familiar form Justie, and the spelling variants Justeen, Justene, and Justyne.
Justine is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1987, 0.085% of baby girls were named Justine. It was #175 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a steep drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale today. Out of all girl names in its family, Justine was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018. In the last century Justine has primarily been a baby girl name. In 1990, 14 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Justine.
Baby names that sound like Justine include Justeene, Justene, Jaden, Jadene, Jadeyn, Jadien, Jadin, Jadine, Jadyn, Jadyne, Jadynn, Jaeden, Jaedin, Jaedyn, Jaidan, Jaiden, Jaidin, Jaidon, Jaidyn, and Jaydan.
† Pronunciation for Justine: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"
Details of famous persons named Justine:
Actress Kay Kendall, born Justine Kay McCarthy May 21, 1926 - September 6, 1959, Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Tennis Player Justine Henin, born 1 June 1982, Liege, Belgium.