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Meaning and name origin

Gus \gus\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gus). Short form of Augustus (Latin) "worthy of respect".


Variations

Gus has 2 variant forms: Guss and Gustav.

For more information, see also related boy names Angus, August and Gustave.


Popularity

Gus is a somewhat popular first name for males (#637 out of 1220, Top 52%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gus for boys. Gus reached its highest rank of #130 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gus name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gus and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are August (#242), Augustus (#544), Gustave, Gustav, Gus, Angus and Guss. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Angus, August, Augustus, Gus, Guss, Gustav, Gustave in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Angus, August, Gustav outside U.S.


Similar Names

Gus is also pronounced similarly to Gaius, Gaz and Guus. Other suggested similar baby names are Gun, Gur and Guy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gus.

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