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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Gus
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Gus in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Gus:
Records indicate that 15,511 boys in the United States have been named Gus since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1921, when 327 people in the U.S. were given the name Gus. Those people are now 92 years old.
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Comments about the name Gus
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6 Positive Comments
"My son will be 3 in January and his name is Gus, just Gus. He is named after my great uncle Gustav. Everyone loves my Gus. In fact, most people will say, "I have an uncle named Gus" or "I have a grandfater named Gus". No matter who the Gus is in thier life, everyone knows and loves a Gus!" Dec. 21, 2011:
"Our son is August, nickname Gus and it fits him perfectly! We've met a few other kids named Gus, all yuppies like us. I'm sad that it's becoming more common, but I still love his name. People tend to like his name. :)" Nov. 21, 2010:
"We named my twin boy after Gustave (GUS-tev), his great-grandfather. We call him Gus. He's the nicest, funniest little guy in the world, and the name fits him beautifully. His twin sister is Jane, another family name." May. 12, 2010:
"I am trying to convince my husband that this is the PERFECT name for our first born. To all you Gus' out there...I love your name!" May. 5, 2010:
"love it, very cute boy name. It has the same cool old fashioned ring like Sam and Max, but not totally overused." Aug. 12, 2007:
"Our Beagle (dog) is named Gus...He is a friendly dog at that!" Dec. 30, 2006:
3 Neutral Comments
"I'm thinking about using the name Gus for my second child...don't know the sex yet but I like to have my names ready for when I find out. I already have a son named Eli. I love short names that get right to the point!" Mar. 1, 2010:
"My 6 year old is named Gus and to quote him "I like that there are lots of sons & dads named Gus and I think it's cool when I meet other Gus'"." Jan. 23, 2010:
"I named my son Gus, we have really mixed reactions to it, people usually think he is named after someone or it is short for something, but no, just Gus. WE love it!" Aug. 15, 2007:
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