Rustin name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rustin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rustin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Canada, the name Rustin is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Truthfull, Righteous".
  2. A submission from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Rustin means "Genuine".
  3. A user from Canada says the name Rustin is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Honest".
  4. A submission from Kansas, U.S. says the name Rustin means "Trustworthy King; Honorable Father".
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Notable Persons Named Rustin

Notable Persons Named Rustin

Rustin Ray Kimsey

Rustin was born on June 20th, 1935 in Bend, Oregon. He left this life on April 10th, 2015.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rustin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rustin

Bayard Rustin

Bayard was born on March 17th, 1912 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He left this life on August 24th, 1987.

Jean Rustin

Jean was born on March 3rd, 1928 in Montigny-lès-Metz. He passed away on December 24th, 2013.

Louis Rustin

Louis was born in 1880. He passed away in 1954.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rustin U.S.
  White 69.34% 64.26%
  African American 19.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rustin

People with the last name Rustin are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Rustin

  • How Popular is the name Rustin? Rustin is the 5,918th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rustin was the 16,191st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rustin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,593 babies born with the first name Rustin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rustin to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rustin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rustin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rustin is Saturday, September 29th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Rustin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rustin was in 1979 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Rustin Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rustin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Rustin: The name spelled backwards is Nitsur. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nustir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rustin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,784 people with the last name Rustin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rustin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rustin as their last name since less than 1 person in 167k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rustin name meaning

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