Gustav
Origin/Usage
Germanic, Old Norse
Pronunciation
GOO-stahf
Meaning
Staff of the Gods
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Gustav is a Scandinavian name, derived from the Old Norse 'got' which means 'God' and 'stafr', which means 'staff'. It is considered a royal name in its native countries.

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Famous Gustavs

Gustav Hertz - Nobel Prize Winner for Physics
Gustav Holst - comoser
Gustav Mahler - composer

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