US Popularity:18720
Origin:Scandinavian
Meaning:Royal staff; Staff of the gods
Gustaf is a masculine name of Scandinavian origin. Also spelled as Gustav, it means “royal staff” or “staff of the gods.” Eight kings of Sweden, including the current king and longest-reigning monarch in Swedish history, stand out as famous namesakes in its star-studded list. So by association, choosing the name Gustav will make your little one stand tall and walk a little taller.

Famous People Named Gustaf

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  • Gustaf Dalén
    Inventor

Gustaf Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2020
#18720
in 2020
+ 4733
from 2018
In comparison to the previous year's data
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