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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Götstaf (see Gautstafr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Nordic form of Goslav (see Gostislav) [2] [3] [5]

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
Gustau Danish
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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Danish Finish Swedish

See also Gurra, Gustaaf (Dutch), Gustave (French), Gustavo (Roman), Gusztáv (Hungarian), Kûstât (Greenlandic), Kustavi (Finnish)

For female forms see Gustava

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gustafinpoika Finland
Gustafsen Denmark Norway
Gustafson Norway Sweden
Gustafssen Norway
Gustafsson Norway Sweden
Gustafssøn Norway
Gustafsøn Norway
Gustafzon Sweden

Female

Gustafintytär Finland
Gustafsdatter Denmark Norway
Gustafsdotter Norway Sweden

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

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
6821 36787 0 0 6821 36787
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
5582 0 0
n.a.
5582
Denmark Denmark[9]
44
n.a.
0
n.a.
44
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
1 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
51
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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: [7][9][11][8]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Gustaf (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Gustaf (m)


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 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/