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Name Gustav

Origin:From Old Norse words for goth and stick, staffTools:

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About the name Gustav in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German
Short forms:Gösta
Topics:Phonetic alphabet DE
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gustaf, Gustas, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavs, Gustaw, Gösta, Gust, Gustaaf, Gusti     Details
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About Gustaf, the group of names with the same origin as Gustav

Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:name of Old Norse origin with disputed meaning, maybe staff of the Goths
 this was the name of 6 Swedish kings
Words:gautr = the goth (member of the Germanic tribe of the Goths)  Old Norse
 stafr = the stick, the staff (in the sense of stick)  Old Norse
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:2:Gustavs Latvia 2012,  9:Gustavo Brazil 2011,  12:Gustav Denmark 2009,  48:Gustaw Warsaw 2015,  66:Gustave Paris 2015,  82:Gösta Sweden 2014,  98:Gust Belgium 2015,  189:Gustaaf Belgium 2013
Old/original forms:Gustavus Latinized
Name variants:Gösta, Gust, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustave, Gustavo, Gustavs, Gustaw   Sortable list   Details
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DenmarkGraph2012 44,  2011 18,  2010 13,  2009 122008 17,  2007 16,  2006 19,  2005 25,  2004 27,  2003 26,  2002 31,  2001 33,  2000 32,  1999 35,  1998 39,  1997 43,  1996 45
NorwayGraph2015 682014 78,  2013 79,  2012 86,  2011 114,  2010 100,  2009 113,  2008 118
SwedenGraph2015 39,  2014 27,  2013 23,  2012 23,  2011 24,  2010 18,  2009 20,  2008 17,  2007 14,  2006 18,  2005 16,  2004 14,  2003 15,  2002 142001 15,  2000 17,  1999 17,  1998 18
Sweden prevalence 2014 12
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