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Gus (girl)

What does Gus mean?

Gus Pronunciation of Gus [gus] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Gus) has its root in Latin, and the name Gus means "great, magnificent". Gus is an alternate spelling of Augusta (Latin): feminine of August.

Associated with: great.


2 related forms via Augusta: Gussie and Gusta.

Creative forms:
(female) Glas, Gusi, ..

(male) Gugo, Gusshaw, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gus Leia (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gus?

Gus is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Gus (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Augusta, Gussie and Gusta. Adoption of these forms of Gus was well-received 135 years ago (adoption of 0.2%), but now, versions like Augusta have become less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Augusta, Gussie, Gusta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

A suggested similar name is Gul. Like Gus, this name is not commonly used.

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