Gustaf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Götstaf (see Gautstafr) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Nordic form of Goslav (see Gostislav) [2] [3]

Related Names

Gostauus
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Old Swedish
Gustaf
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Gústaf
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Icelandic
Gustaff
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Old Swedish
Gustav
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Gústav
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Icelandic
Gustaw
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gustavus
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Swedish

See also Gurra, Kûstât, Kustavi

For female forms see Gustava

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Gustafsson (♂), Gustafson (♂), Gustafzon (♂), Gustafsdotter (♀)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
KARL see Karlgustav

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gustaf
Genitive: Gustafs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gustaf
Genitive: Gustafin
Partitive: Gustafia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gustaf
Genitive: Gustafs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gustaf
Genitive: Gustafs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Sweden: 1900-1919 and 1990-1999 and 2000- [3]

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 7373 39942
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 54 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 41 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 5472
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Gustaf(m) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi