Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FOWST(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a German surname that 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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Name Days

Croatia: June 24
Croatia: September 28
Poland: July 16
Poland: October 5
Romania: August 3


Entry updated June 13, 2019