What does Gussie mean?
Gussie /gus-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; Goth (or god) staff". Gussie is an alternate spelling of Angus (Celtic). Gussie is also a derivative of Augustus (Latin). Gussie is also used as a variation of Gustav (Scandinavian).
(male) Gausie, Gulsie, ..
(female) Gusli, Gussiele, ..
How popular is Gussie?
Gussie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Gussie is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Gussie for boys. Gussie reached its apex rank of #968 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the history of Gussie and corresponding names. Angus (#1515 via latest list), Augustus (#544), Austin (#66), Gus (#1186), Guss, Gustaf, Gustav and Gustave are the popular varying forms of Gussie listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gustaw, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Gussie was more pronounced among parents 19 years ago (average #1577) and is now much less (#1479, 73% less usage), with forms like Gustav becoming less stylish.
Recommended names are Anslie, Audie, Buckie, Buddie, Burlie, Burnie, Busbie, Buzzie, Chessie, Currie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Duffie, Dunlie (see Dunley), Fonsie, Gabbie, Gabie, Gardie, Garrie, Garvie, Gerrie, Gordie, Guaire, Gunne, Guri, Guriel, Guthrie, Hastie, Hubie, Hughie, Humpie, Jessie▼, Kasie, Kelsie, Leslie▼, Massie, Mosie, Murfie (see Murphy), Ossie, Rudie, Sunnie and Tullie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gussie.