Gus: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Gus is one of those names that has no standalone meaning, as it's usually short for something else: August, Agustin, Angus, Gustavo, etc. But this means you can make it mean anything you damn well please. And for the first few years of his life, he'll just be thrilled it rhymes with "bus."


Um, we're pretty much limited to Gus here.

Famous people named Gus:

Skier Gus Kenworthy; son of actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton, Gus Morgan; son of reality TV personalities Jep and Jessica Robertson, Gus Robertson.

Fun fact:

In Greek, Gus is a diminutive of the name Constantine.

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