What does Gussie mean?
Gussie \g(us)-sie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Gussie) is of Celtic, Latin and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of the name Gussie is "one choice; great, magnificient; royal staff; staff of the gods". Gussie is a variation of Angus (Celtic). Gussie is also a derivative of Augustus (Latin). Gussie is also used as a variation of Gustave (Scandinavian).
Gussie has 29 related variations via Angus, Augustus, Gustave: Aengus, Agostino, Angie, Anngus, Auggie, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augusto, Augy, Austen▼, Austin, Austyn▼, Ennis▼, Gus▼, Guss▼, Gustaaf, Gustaf▼, Gustaff, Gustaof, Gustav▼, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustaw, Gustovo, Gustus, Gusztav, Guus and Tavin.
Gussie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Gussie is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Gussie and corresponding names. Angus, Augustus (#544 a year ago), Austen, Austin (#66), Austyn, Ennis, Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave and Gustavo (#482) are the popular varying forms of Gussie (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4483%) and is now much less (usage 0.159%, down 64.5%), with forms like Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav and Gustave becoming somewhat outmoded. Augustus (#544), Austin (#66) and Gustavo (#482) are three of the more trendy boy names among these, with Augustus and Austin going through a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)