Dustin (name)

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Dustin
Gender mainly Male
Language(s) English
Origin
Word/name Old Norse
Meaning Thor's stone
Other names
Related names Thorstein, Thorsten, Thurstan, Thurston, Torstein, Torsten

Dustin is a surname and masculine given name.

Etymology[edit]

Dustin originates from an English surname, which is derived from a Norman personal name, which is probably derived from the Old Norse Ðórsteinn (Torsten). This Old Norse name is composed of elements meaning "Thor" and "stone". In ancient Germanic languages, 'Dustin" also means "brave fighter" or "valiant warrior".[1] [2]

Males with the given name Dustin[edit]

Females[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

People with the surname Dustin[edit]

  • Frederic H. Dustin, American philanthropist
  • Jasmine Dustin, American film and television actress and model

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Popular German Names For Boys. Dagobert. Dalbert. Derek. Dieter. Dustin. Dutch". Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ Dustin at BehindtheName. Retrieved 25 January 2012.