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What does Gustaaf mean?

Gustaaf Pronunciation of Gustaaf [gus-taaf] as a name for boys is of Scandinavian origin, and the name Gustaaf means "Goth (or god) staff". Gustaaf is an alternate spelling of Gustav (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


Gustaaf has 3 variants: Gustaf, Gustaff and Gustaof.

8 more relations via Gustav: Gosta, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustaw, Gustovo, Gustus and Gusztav.

Creative forms:
(male) Gentaaf, Gotaaf, ..


Middle name pairings:
Gustaaf Omari (G.O.), ..

How popular is Gustaaf?

Gustaaf is an uncommon first name for males. Gustaaf is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo (#529 from recent data) and Gustavus are the popular variation forms of Gustaaf (not ranked). Other forms, like Gustaw, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gustaaf was more pronounced among parents 135 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly diminished since, with forms like Gustave becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Guntar, Gunthar and Guttman. Like Gustaaf, these names are not frequently used.

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