US Popularity:12473
Other Origin(s):Swedish
Meaning:Staff of the gods; Divinely supported
Gustavus is a Scandinavian boy’s name that traces its roots back to the Old Norse name Gudstaf. It's often interpreted as "staff of the gods" or "divinely supported." Gustavus has a notable historical background associated with Swedish royalty. It gained prominence through the legendary Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus, also known as Gustav II Adolph, who reigned during the 17th century. Gustavus continues to carry an air of distinction and strength today. Gustavus is perfect if you want a Swedish name with regal associations for your little one.

Gustavus Name Popularity Data

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in 2006
- 3401
from 2001
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