Gustave

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gustave mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gustave

"Gustave" is a name of French origin, and it means "Staff of the Goths". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From French form of Swedish royal name Gustav; see Gustav for more.

  1. A male given name, a variant of Gustav.

Gustave was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Gustave

Gustave Verbeek was a comic strip cartoonists. Gustave was given the name Gustave Verbeck on August 29th, 1867 in Nagasaki. He passed away on December 5th, 1937.

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Gustave Courbet was an artist in the fields of painting and sculpture. Gustave was given the name Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet on June 10th, 1819 in Ornans. He passed away on December 31st, 1877.

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Gustave Doré was an artist in the fields of painting, engraving, and illustration. Gustave was born on January 6th, 1832 in Strasbourg, France. He passed away on January 23rd, 1883.

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Gustave Flaubert was a prose novelist. Gustave was born on December 12th, 1821 in Rouen, France. He died on May 8th, 1880.

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Gustave Le Bon was a scientist in the field of social psychology. Gustave was given the name Charles-Marie-Gustave Le Bon on May 7th, 1841 in Nogent-le-Rotrou. He died on December 13th, 1931.

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Gustave Moreau was an artist in the field of painting. Gustave was born on April 6th, 1826 in Paris. He passed away on April 18th, 1898.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gustave

Alain Gustave is a soccer player for the Sevilla FC Puerto Rico, AS Mirebalais, Victory SC, AS Cavaly, and Puerto Rico Bayamón. Alain was born on October 5th, 1986 in Cap-Haïtien.

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David was born on February 23rd, 1967.

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Lucius-Duquesnes was born on September 24th, 1893. He left this life on July 15th, 1972.

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Ronnie Gustave is an athlete for the Dominica national football team. Ronnie was born on May 30th, 1972 in Dominica.

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How popular is the baby name Gustave in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 49 0 49
1881 39 0 39
1882 57 0 57
1883 49 0 49
1884 58 0 58
1885 55 0 55
1886 38 0 38
1887 47 0 47
1888 52 0 52
1889 28 0 28
1890 37 0 37
1891 47 0 47
1892 57 0 57
1893 45 0 45
1894 44 0 44
1895 49 0 49
1896 39 0 39
1897 35 0 35
1898 41 0 41
1899 30 0 30
1900 30 0 30
1901 38 0 38
1902 33 0 33
1903 38 0 38
1904 42 0 42
1905 24 0 24
1906 17 0 17
1907 27 0 27
1908 29 0 29
1909 30 0 30
1910 33 0 33
1911 42 0 42
1912 86 0 86
1913 95 0 95
1914 121 0 121
1915 152 0 152
1916 132 0 132
1917 152 0 152
1918 147 0 147
1919 131 0 131
1920 144 0 144
1921 124 0 124
1922 115 0 115
1923 114 0 114
1924 95 0 95
1925 97 0 97
1926 95 0 95
1927 92 0 92
1928 94 0 94
1929 88 0 88
1930 71 0 71
1931 76 0 76
1932 61 0 61
1933 41 0 41
1934 48 0 48
1935 49 0 49
1936 46 0 46
1937 49 0 49
1938 40 0 40
1939 43 0 43
1940 46 0 46
1941 30 0 30
1942 35 0 35
1943 36 0 36
1944 23 0 23
1945 25 0 25
1946 41 0 41
1947 38 0 38
1948 38 0 38
1949 33 0 33
1950 37 0 37
1951 34 0 34
1952 30 0 30
1953 34 0 34
1954 29 0 29
1955 33 0 33
1956 28 0 28
1957 24 0 24
1958 32 0 32
1959 29 0 29
1960 27 0 27
1961 21 0 21
1962 24 0 24
1963 21 0 21
1964 17 0 17
1965 20 0 20
1966 28 0 28
1967 18 0 18
1968 14 0 14
1969 10 0 10
1970 15 0 15
1971 17 0 17
1972 8 0 8
1973 13 0 13
1974 14 0 14
1975 20 0 20
1976 16 0 16
1977 23 0 23
1978 11 0 11
1979 15 0 15
1980 23 0 23
1981 10 0 10
1982 21 0 21
1983 11 0 11
1984 9 0 9
1985 21 0 21
1986 10 0 10
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 13 0 13
1990 9 0 9
1991 18 0 18
1992 11 0 11
1993 16 0 16
1994 14 0 14
1995 6 0 6
1996 10 0 10
1997 18 0 18
1998 10 0 10
1999 8 0 8
2000 14 0 14
2001 8 0 8
2002 18 0 18
2003 13 0 13
2004 15 0 15
2005 8 0 8
2006 9 0 9
2007 9 0 9
2008 12 0 12
2009 14 0 14
2010 16 0 16
2011 6 0 6
2012 8 0 8
2013 8 0 8
2014 13 0 13
2015 10 0 10
2016 7 0 7
2017 18 0 18

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Popularity of Gustave as a first name

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Popularity of Gustave as a last name

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Common last names for Gustave

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Peterson
  • Miller
  • Nelson
  • Schmidt
  • Larson
  • Olson
  • Swanson
  • Meyer
  • Erickson
  • Becker
  • Mueller
  • Wagner
  • Schneider
  • Schroeder

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gustave U.S.
  White 8.54% 64.26%
  African American 82.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gustave

People with the last name Gustave are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gustave

  • What name lists does Gustave rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Gustave? Gustave is the 3,625th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gustave was the 22,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gustave have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,350 babies born with the first name Gustave in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gustave to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gustave? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 49 new born babies.
  • When was Gustave first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gustave is Friday, December 15th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Gustave born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gustave was in 1915 with a total of 152 babies.
  • Random Gustave Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gustave ranks 101st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 7 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Gustave: Your name in reverse order is Evatsug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eatusgv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gustave? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,124 people with the last name Gustave.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gustave? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gustave as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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