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.