What does Gustaf mean?
ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian
(male) Gastaf, Gistaf, ..
(female) Gustin, Gustra, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Gustaf Emmett (G.E.), ..
How popular is Gustaf?
Gustaf is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Gustaf reached its top rank of #756 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Gus (#1149 FROM RECENT DATA), Guss, Gussie, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo (#529) and Gustavus are the popular related forms of Gustaf. Other variants, like Gustus, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Gustaf reached its most widespread a century ago (AVERAGE #775) and is now much lower (#1709, 80% LESS USAGE), with forms like Gustav becoming less fashionable.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Asaf, Dustan, Gaetan, Gaspar, Gaston, Gautam, Giusto, Gullan, Gulshan, Gulzar, Gunnar▲, Guntar, Gunter, Gunthar, Guntur, Guto, Guttman, Gutun, Gutyn, Justan, Mustafa▲ and Rustan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gustaf.See names in meaning and etymology.