Given Name FAUST

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: FOWST (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

From a German surname which was derived from the Latin name FAUSTUS. This is the name of a character in German legends about a man who makes a deal with the devil. He is believed to be based on the character of Dr. Johann Faust (1480-1540). His story was adapted by writers such as Christopher Marlowe and Goethe.
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