Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈfaʊ̯st/(German)  [key·simplify]

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 pact with the devil, via his representative Mephistopheles. 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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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   devious   strong   strange   serious  

Name Days

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Poland: July 16
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Romania: August 3


Entry updated June 9, 2023