Dustin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Dustin:
Transferred use of the surname, which is of uncertain origin. Some believe it to be an altered form of Thurston, which is derived from the Old Norse Thorstein (Thor’s stone). Pet: Dusty.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Dustin
Dusty, Dust, Dusty Cakes, Dusty Pants, Dusty Stick, Midnight Gnome, Dus, Tin, Sud, Nit, Nutmaster, Supernuts, Mr. Mighty Underpants, Kumquat, Dusting, Dusty-Bun
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My husband's name is Dustin but everyone calls him Dusty. He doesn't like his name and doesn't think "Dusty" suits him. Just like the other husband people always think his name is Justin but he doesn't correct them. Also, like the person with the friend named Dustin, my hubby always does the right thing, people love him and you could not find a better man. He's only 30 and he's been that way for a very long time. He is a gift
Back in 1750s, Dustin was a respected male name given to obedient dogs.
- Famous real-life people named Dustin
Dustin Hoffman, American actor
Dustin Diamond, American actor
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Dustin Byfuglien, American professional hockey player for the Chicago Blackhawks
Dustin Brown, American professional hockey player for Los Angeles Kings
Dustin Lance Black, American Academy Award winning screenwriter
Dustin Ackley, American baseball second baseman for the Seattle Mariners
- Dustin in song, story & screen
Dustin Broke, character in The Sims series of games.
Dustin Henderson, character in Stranger Things.