Gustavo

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36k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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110
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gustavo

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

Notable Persons Named Gustavo

Gustavo "Gus" Fring is a distributor, fast food restaurant chain co-founder, proprietor, methamphetamine, and boss (crime).

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Gustavo Poyet is a soccer player for the AEK Athens F.C., Grenoble Foot 38, Club Atlético River Plate (Montevideo), Real Zaragoza, Chelsea F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., and Uruguay national football team. Gustavo was born on November 15th, 1968 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Gustavo Santaolalla is a latin rock, nuevo tango, and film score musician, film score, and record producer. He plays Guitar, Charango, Piano, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1967 to present. Gustavo was given the name Gustavo Alfredo Santaolalla on August 19th, 1951 in Ciudad Jardín Lomas del Palomar. Gustavo is also known as Moviola.

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Gustavo Kuerten is a tennis player. Gustavo was born on September 10th, 1976 in Florianópolis.

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Gustavo Gómez is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Lanús, Club Libertad, Paraguay men's national under-17 football team, and Paraguay national football team. Gustavo was born on May 6th, 1993 in San Juan Bautista, Paraguay.

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Gustavo Cerati was a rock, alternative rock, electronic rock, pop rock, experimental rock, neo-psychedelia, art rock, new wave, post-punk, power pop, deep house, indie rock, shoegazing, and new wave music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, sampler, keyboards, piano, Rhodes piano, Sampler (musical instrument), Electronic keyboard, PRS Guitars, G&L Musical Instruments, Gibson ES-335, and Jackson Soloist. He was most active from 1982 to 2010. Gustavo was given the name Gustavo Adrián Cerati on August 11th, 1959 in Buenos Aires. He passed away on September 4th, 2014.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gustavo

Luiz Gustavo is a soccer player for the VfL Wolfsburg, Sport Club Corinthians Alagoano, Clube de Regatas Brasil, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, FC Bayern Munich, and Brazil national football team. Luiz was born on July 23rd, 1987 in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil. Luiz is also known as Dias and Luiz Gustavo.

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Gustavo is an athlete for the MFK Dinamo Moskva, AFC Kairat, and Russia national futsal team. Gustavo was born on February 5th, 1979 in Pelotas, Brazil.

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Luís Gustavo is a soccer player for the Celta de Vigo B, FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B, Rio Ave F.C., Portugal national under-17 football team, Portugal national under-18 football team, and Portugal national under-19 football team. Luís was born on September 28th, 1992 in Braga. Luís is also known as Luís Gustavo.

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William Gustavo is a soccer player for the Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., Associação Atlética Francana, Jacutinga Atlético Clube, Osvaldo Cruz Futebol Clube, and Grêmio Esportivo Anápolis. William was born on January 9th, 1992 in Limeira.

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Dionicio was born on January 18th, 1983 in Santo Domingo.

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Roseli was born on July 25th, 1971.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 8 0 8
1913 12 0 12
1914 11 0 11
1915 15 0 15
1916 16 0 16
1917 20 0 20
1918 22 0 22
1919 25 0 25
1920 26 0 26
1921 28 0 28
1922 24 0 24
1923 30 0 30
1924 39 0 39
1925 31 0 31
1926 32 0 32
1927 35 0 35
1928 40 0 40
1929 32 0 32
1930 41 0 41
1931 37 0 37
1932 38 0 38
1933 38 0 38
1934 39 0 39
1935 43 0 43
1936 27 0 27
1937 35 0 35
1938 30 0 30
1939 38 0 38
1940 39 0 39
1941 40 0 40
1942 36 0 36
1943 33 0 33
1944 39 0 39
1945 38 0 38
1946 49 0 49
1947 57 0 57
1948 58 0 58
1949 55 0 55
1950 70 0 70
1951 86 0 86
1952 78 0 78
1953 113 0 113
1954 111 0 111
1955 114 0 114
1956 113 0 113
1957 107 0 107
1958 138 0 138
1959 151 0 151
1960 141 0 141
1961 185 0 185
1962 175 0 175
1963 212 0 212
1964 179 0 179
1965 184 0 184
1966 176 0 176
1967 195 0 195
1968 210 0 210
1969 240 0 240
1970 271 0 271
1971 280 0 280
1972 261 0 261
1973 290 0 290
1974 307 0 307
1975 313 6 307
1976 326 7 319
1977 334 5 329
1978 308 5 303
1979 335 0 335
1980 393 5 388
1981 507 0 507
1982 452 0 452
1983 381 6 375
1984 370 0 370
1985 459 7 452
1986 447 0 447
1987 635 6 629
1988 525 0 525
1989 704 6 698
1990 727 5 722
1991 858 9 849
1992 879 7 872
1993 1,016 5 1,011
1994 972 5 967
1995 916 5 911
1996 904 5 899
1997 917 0 917
1998 901 5 896
1999 935 0 935
2000 1,295 5 1,290
2001 1,139 0 1,139
2002 1,177 0 1,177
2003 1,170 0 1,170
2004 1,101 0 1,101
2005 1,115 0 1,115
2006 1,080 0 1,080
2007 1,136 0 1,136
2008 971 0 971
2009 837 0 837
2010 684 0 684
2011 624 0 624
2012 707 0 707
2013 609 0 609
2014 584 0 584
2015 541 0 541
2016 515 0 515

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Popularity of Gustavo as a first name

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Common last names for Gustavo

  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Hernandez
  • Martinez
  • Ramirez
  • Gomez
  • Sanchez
  • Torres
  • Flores
  • Diaz
  • Alvarez
  • Ruiz
  • Rivera
  • Herrera
  • Moreno

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gustavo U.S.
  White 10.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 86.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gustavo

People with the last name Gustavo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Gustavo

  • How Popular is the name Gustavo? Gustavo is the 1,208th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gustavo was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gustavo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,442 babies born with the first name Gustavo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gustavo to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gustavo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Gustavo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gustavo is Thursday, February 5th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Gustavo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gustavo was in 2000 with a total of 1,290 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gustavo!
  • Random Gustavo Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gustavo ranks 106th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 9 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Gustavo: Your name in reverse order is Ovatsug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uagovst. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gustavo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Gustavo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gustavo? Gustavo is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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