Justin

Justin - A unique male name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Justin, meaning fair, righteous, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #668. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Justin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Justin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Justin. The baby boy name Justin was given to 5,834 baby boys in 2012, ranking #74 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 281 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Justin peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1988 on position 7.



Famous with this name

Justin Chatwin
Justin Timberlake
Justin Roiland


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Justin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Justin is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #25 - and is the least popular in Iowa at position #182.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Justin is where you live.


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Justin origin and meaning

Justin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means fair, righteous. To see famous people named Justin, pop culture references for the name Justin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Justin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Justin, sorted by popularity.

Jayden / Jaden / Jaiden / Jadon / Jaydon / Jaeden / Justyn / Jadyn / Justen / Jaydin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201274
201159
201050
200946
200845
200744
200645
200536
200430
200326
200222
200122
200019
199920
199820
199720
199620
199518
199420
199320
199218
199114
19909
19898
19887
19879
198614
198515
198413
198312
198212
198112
198013
197922
197828
197730
197633
197537
197443
197350
197260
1971103
1970138
1969166
1968208
1967287
1966333
1965354
1964353
1963342
1962344
1961355
1960444
1959426
1958457
1957445
1956454
1955485
1954508
1953624
1952574
1951640
1950622
1949528
1948624
1947588
1946570
1945619
1944682
1943699
1942668
1941682
1940700
1939676
1938779
19371017
1936959
1935830
19341099
1933651
1932816
1931749
1930640
1929682
1928593
1927535
1926610
1925629
1924500
1923682
1922539
1921571
1920686
1919520
1918565
1917535
1916558
1915612
1914571
1913640
1912515
1910668

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York25
New Jersey28
Maryland37
District of Columbia41
Florida48
Connecticut50
Massachusetts52
Mississippi54
Louisiana55
Georgia60
Alaska60
South Carolina63
North Carolina64
Montana65
Virginia67
Alabama67
Pennsylvania69
Rhode Island69
New Mexico71
Hawaii73
Tennessee75
Texas75
Arkansas78
Nevada80
Delaware81
California82
West Virginia82
Kentucky84
Illinois89
Michigan91
Missouri93
Oklahoma97
New Hampshire102
Washington102
Oregon107
Kansas112
Ohio112
Indiana113
Wyoming114
Arizona119
Minnesota125
Colorado128
Utah131
Wisconsin136
Idaho157
Nebraska162
South Dakota167
Iowa182

Even more about Justin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Justin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Justin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1988
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Justin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 281
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5,834

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