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What does Gustaw mean?

Gustaw Pronunciation of Gustaw [gustaw] as a name for boys is of Scandinavian origin, and Gustaw means "Goth (or god) staff". Gustaw is a version of Gustav (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


Gustaw has 1 variant: Gosta.

13 more relations via Gustav: Gus, Guss, Gussie, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustaff, Gustaof, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustovo, Gustus and Gusztav.

Creative forms:
(male) Gastaw, Genstaw, ..

(female) Gustan, Gusti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gustaw Peter (G.P.), ..

How popular is Gustaw?

Gustaw is an uncommon first name for men. Gustaw is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Gustaw (not ranked) are Gus (#1149 from current records), Guss, Gussie, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo (#529) and Gustavus. Other forms, like Gosta, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Gustaw reached its peak a century ago (median #775) and has become much lower since (#1709, 80%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gus, Guss, Gussie, Gustaf, Gustav in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dustan, Gaetan, Gaspar, Gaston, Gautam, Giusto, Gullan, Gulshan, Gulzar, Gunnar, Guntar, Gunter, Gunthar, Guntur, Guto, Guttman, Gutun, Gutyn, Justan, Rustan and Upshaw. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gustaw.

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