From the Swedish Gustaf, meaning staff of the gods.
What is the English name for Gustav?
|Word/name||Germanic or Slavic|
|Meaning||“gods staff” or “famous guest”|
|Related names||Gustaf, Gustavo, Gistav, Gostislav, Gustl, Kustas|
How old is the name Gustav?
Royal name, and popular given name in Sweden since the sixteenth century.
Is Gustav a Mexican name?
The Mexican name Gustavo meaning “royal staff,” originates from the Swedish name Gustav. From famous symbolist painter Gustav Klimt and composer Gustav Mahler, your little one is sure to know some of the great arts as they grow up. The Mexican variation, Gustavo, is highly popular around the Spanish-speaking world.