What does Gustus mean?
Gustus /gus-tus/ as a name for boys is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of the name Gustus is "Goth (or god) staff". Gustus is an alternate spelling of Gustav (Scandinavian). Gustas is a conventional last name.
How popular is Gustus?
Gustus is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#52935 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Popular variation forms of Gustus (not ranked) are Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave and Gustavo (#482 in 2014). Other forms, like Gustaof, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gustus was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.505%) and has become much less since (usage 0.086%, 83% less), with the versions Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav and Gustave becoming somewhat dated. Gustavo is more ubiquitous than the rest. Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Gustus and related names. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby names are Agustus, Altus, Amatus, Artus, Augustus▲, Brutus, Cetus, Cletus▼, Clitus, Erastus, Eustis, Faustus, Festus, Gaius, Gaston▼, Giusto, Guntar, Gunter, Guntur, Guto, Gutun, Gutyn, Guus, Jesous, Jesus▲, Julius▼, Junius▼, Justinus, Justis, Justus, Kletus, Lucius▼, Lugus, Quintus, Rasmus, Rastus, Ruffus, Rufous, Rufus▼, Sextus, Sixtus, Titus▲, Ursus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gustus.