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pinWhat does Gustus mean?

Gustus /gus-tus/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Gustus has 15 related forms via Gustav: Gosta, Gus, Guss, Gussie, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustaff, Gustaof, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustaw, Gustovo, Gusztav and Tavin.

Kreatif forms: Gastus, Giustus, Gusstus. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Popular variation forms of Gustus (not ranked) are Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave and Gustavo (#482 in 2014). Forms like Gustaw are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5053%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0863%, 82.9% less), with the versions Gus, Guss, Gustaf, Gustav and Gustave becoming somewhat dated. Gustavo (#482) is the most chic boy name here. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Gustus and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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.

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A recommended similar baby name is Justus. Like Gustus, this name is not frequently used.