From a German surname which was derived from the Latin name Faustus. This is the name of a character in German legends about a man who makes a deal with the devil. 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. Faust is a German variant of Faustus. Faustus originates in Latin language and means "fortunate". As a masculine given name it is very rare in the United States.
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