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 (2000 U.S. 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. (2014 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. (2014 statistics).