Gus

Gus - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gus appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #236. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gus and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gus? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gus. The baby boy name Gus was given to 64 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1456 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 25,642 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gus peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 236.



Famous with this name

Gus Van Sant
Gus Krieger
Gus Dahlström


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Gus is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gus is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #414 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,899.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gus is where you live.


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Gus origin and meaning

Gus is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gus, pop culture references for the name Gus and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gus

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gus, sorted by popularity.

Guy / Gage / Gaige / Gauge / Gussie / Guss / Gio / Gay / Geza / Gyasi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121456
20111499
20101447
20091374
20081504
20071593
20061468
20051711
20041720
20032552
20022370
20012407
19992210
19983341
19972363
19952106
19942297
19932007
19922177
19912300
19902486
19892074
19881827
19871710
19861196
19851517
19842112
19831382
19821587
19811221
19801563
19791169
19781060
19771155
1976883
1975783
1974863
1973801
1972760
1971744
1970843
1969828
1968773
1967670
1966638
1965646
1964647
1963673
1962602
1961593
1960565
1959610
1958576
1957558
1956585
1955583
1954530
1953547
1952512
1951568
1950538
1949560
1948485
1947483
1946501
1945495
1944501
1943517
1942467
1941497
1940480
1939437
1938452
1937468
1936410
1935383
1934399
1933371
1932387
1931361
1930355
1929363
1928357
1927354
1926332
1925321
1924337
1923356
1922333
1921327
1920328
1919311
1918328
1917323
1916311
1915305
1914302
1913268
1912277
1911274
1910236

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota414
Oregon428
Missouri631
Ohio973
Illinois1245
California1647
New York1878
Texas1899

Even more about Gus


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gus a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gus?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Gus
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 25,642
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +64

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