Dustin (name)

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Dustin
GenderMale, Unisex
Language(s)English
Origin
Word/nameOld Norse
MeaningThor's stone
Other names
Related namesThorstein, Thorsten, Thurstan, Thurston, Torstein, Torsten

Dustin is a surname and mainly masculine given name.

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Dustin originates from an English surname, which is derived from a Norman personal name, which is probably derived from the Old Norse Þorsteinn (Torsten).[1] This Old Norse name is composed of elements meaning "Thor" and "stone". In ancient Germanic languages, 'Dustin" also means "brave fighter" or "valiant fighter".[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick (2003). Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set. 1. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. p. 504. ISBN 978-0-19-508137-4. OCLC 51655476. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Popular German Names For Boys. Dagobert. Dalbert. Derek. Dieter. Dustin. Dutch". Retrieved July 13, 2014.
  3. ^ Dustin at BehindtheName. Retrieved 25 January 2012.