Meaning and name origin
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).
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).