Justice Name Meaning & Origin

Justice

Pronunciation: JUHS-tis (key)

Origin of the name Justice:

Transferred use of the surname derived from justice (rightfulness, fairness), which is from the Latin ius (law). The name was given to judges or bestowed based on the personal characteristic of a just person.

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Personal experiences with the name Justice

My husband's name is Justice, and I absolutely love it! Other people love it too; he gets compliments constantly. It is strong and memorable. He is often called Justin by mistake, but I think that Justice sounding so similar to Justin is a plus: it makes this virtue name sound more familiar and less "weird" than some of the others do. I would love to name a son after him, but sadly, Justice Jr. loses some of its punch!

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