Festus name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 17th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Festus f(e)-stus
Meaning: Holiday
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What does Festus mean?

Noteworthy and All time favorite Festus's origin is Latin bestowed upon boys and is used principally in English, meaning of Festus is "Holiday".

Festus's impression as a baby name

Festus is a distinctive baby boy name with Latin origin. It conveys a sense of happiness and joyousness, making it an excellent choice for parents who want to give their little one a name that exudes positivity. The name Festus stands out due to its uniqueness and charming sound, and it has the potential to become an unforgettable moniker for your child. Its cheerful meaning adds more appeal to this beautiful name, making it perfect for baby boys who are destined to bring joy and happiness into the lives of their loved ones.

How do I pronounce Festus?

The two syllabled name Festus is commonly pronounced as f(e)-stus. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., fes-tus.

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How popular is the name Festus?

Festus is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 47 years of usage and 361 bearers, the name could just made to the top 677 names in 1883 before vanishing in 2003. Over 361 people have been named Festus in United States. Festus is a rare baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use. But Festus is a popular baby name in Nigeria where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, Kenya, Ghana, Namibia and Sierra Leone. As per our estimate, over 160000 people has been named Festus globally.

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What numbers say about Festus?

Your days of pretending to be Mother Theresa are over. Now it's time you take care of that hole inside your heart. You always take care of others, especially the people you love. When it comes to life goals, you are cautious and always plan precisely your next steps. Fill your heart with new love, adventure, traveling. Love is most important in your life. What is it that you want to do in life but never had the courage? If you know, go on and do it.

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  •  Romy - Prevailing unisex name Romy is particulary used in German and Danish, Romy means "Rose, Mary or Rose Flower" has origin in Latin and German
  •  Kirstin - Predominantly used in German and English loved, Kirstin aimed at baby girls, meaning of Kirstin is "Christian or Christian Woman" is originated from Latin
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Sibling Names for Festus

Looking for the perfect sibling names to pair with your little one named Festus? Look no further, as we have compiled a list of unique and complementary names that will make a charming addition to your family. Whether you are searching for classic, modern, or trendy names, this list has got you covered.

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Famous people named Festus

  • Festus Okotie-Eboh, Nigerian politician and Minister of Finance during the administration of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
  • Festus Mogae, Motswana politician
  • Festus Onigbinde, Nigerian football manager
  • Festus Iyayi, Nigerian writer

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