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Meaning and Name Origin

Gustave \g(u)-sta-ve, gus-tave\ as a boys' name is pronounced GOO-stahv. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Gustave is "royal staff; staff of the gods". A royal name in Sweden. Composer Gustavo Mahler; writer Gustave Flaubert.


Gustave has 16 variants: Gus, Guss, Gussie, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustaff, Gustaof, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustaw, Gustovo, Gustus, Gusztav and Tavin.

Gustave has 1 feminine form: Gustava.


Gustave is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#37885 out of 88799, Top 43%). (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. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gustave name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Gustave and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Gustave rated in the Top 1000 are Gustavo (#482 last year), Gustav, Gustaf, Guss and Gus. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less popular, with the versions Gustave, Gustav, Gustaf, Guss and Gus falling out of fashion. Gustavo (#482) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo in U.S.

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