What does Gustave mean?
Gustave /gus-tave/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian derivation, and Gustave means "Goth (or god) staff". Gustave is a French form of Gustav (Scandinavian).
Gustave has 1 feminine form: Gustava.Kreatif forms: Gastave, Gostave, Gustale. [more]
How popular is Gustave?
Gustave is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#28194 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Gustave for boys. Gustave reached its top position of #240 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Gustave and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Gustave are Gustavo (#482 last year), Gustav, Gustaf, Guss and Gus. Variants like Gustaof are seldom used. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5053%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0863%, 82.9% less), with the versions Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav and Gustave falling out of fashion. Gustavo (#482) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)