Gus Name Meaning & Origin

Gus

Pronunciation: GUHS (key)

Origin of the name Gus:

A short form of Augustine and Augustus, which is from the Latine augustus (great, venerable).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Gus

English or British origins. Normally used as a nickname for Gustav, Gustavo, Angus, August, or Augustus.

Famous real-life people named Gus

Gus Johnson, NCAA basketball announcer
Gus Hansen, poker professional
Virgil "Gus" Grissom, U.S. astronaut
Gus Van Sant, Filmmaker

Gus in song, story & screen

Burton "Gus" Guster, co-star character of USA Network TV Show "Psych", Played by Dulé Hill;
Gus Grav, main and recurring character in the animated kids show Bakugan (First appeared in Season 2/Bakugan: New Vestroia).

Gus Gus, the chubby, sweet, and unassuming Mouse friend of Cinderella in Disney's "Cinderella", 1950

Augustus "Gus" Waters, character in book The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. It has since been made into a film.

Gus Pike, character from the Canadian tv series Road to Avonlea

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