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[juhs-tin; French zhys-tan; German yoo s-teen] /ˈdʒʌs tɪn; French ʒüsˈtɛ̃; German yʊsˈtin/
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “just.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They did not intend that Fogg should have Justin all to himself.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • He had told Justin the story almost as soon as Justin was of an age to understand it.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • A sudden confusion had attacked Lucy Davison, who recalled certain conversations with Justin.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • He held out his hands, and Justin took them affectionately and pressed them in his own.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • I had rather Justin beat me into submission and mental tranquillity and that I bore him an annual—probably deciduous—child.

    The Passionate Friends Herbert George Wells
Word Origin and History for Justin

masc. proper name, from Latin Iustinus, literally "just," from iustus (see just (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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