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Boy Name: Gus

Name: Gus
Pronunciation: \gus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Gus's also a girl name)
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Angus, August, Gustave
Sounds Like: Guus, Gaius
Variant forms: Guss, Gustav
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 637


Gus \gus\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gus). Short form of Augustus (Latin) "worthy of respect".

Gus has 2 variant forms: Guss and Gustav.

For more information, see also related names Angus, August and Gustave.

Baby names that sound like Gus are Guus and Gaius.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Gus.


Gus is a somewhat popular first name for men (#637 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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