Given Name JUSTINE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ZHUYS-TEEN (French), jus-TEEN (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

French feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN). This is the name of the heroine in the novel 'Justine' (1791) by the Marquis de Sade.
VARIANT: Justina (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Justy (English), Stien (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Justina, Justýna (Czech), Giustina (Italian), Iustina, Justina (Late Roman), Stien (Limburgish), Justina (Lithuanian), Justyna (Polish), Ustinya, Yustina (Russian), Justína (Slovak), Justina (Slovene)
USER SUBMISSION: Justīne

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Entry updated July 2, 2017