Pronunciation: [Gus]

Gender: Male

Meaning: From Gustave - Staff of the Goths

Origin: English

Gus Monroe Deveraux Sanford is the son of Poppy Montgomery and Shawn Sanford. Gus is a unisex baby name can be used for either boys or girls. It is a short form of Augustine or Augustus, and the meaning of Gus is majestic.

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Famous Dogs Named Gus

Gus: Siberian Husky, was seen in the movie Iron Will.

Fergus: Mel's dog in the comic strip Citizen Dog.

Argus: Irish Red and White Setter famous for the movie Familiar Strangers in 2007.

Angus: Bulldog character of 1997 movie Mr. Magoo.

Famous People Named Gus

St. Augustine was a Christian theologian regarded as one of the foremost figures of the ancient western church.

Gustavus Theodore von Holst was an English composer, arranger and teacher.

Gustave Flaubert was a French writer who is known to be one of the most potent authors of the western literature.

Gustav Suits was an Estonian poet.

Gustav Nossal is a distinguished Australian researcher and scientists.

Gustav Mahler was an Austrian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.

Gustav Klimt was an acclaimed and controversial Austrian symbolist painter.

Gustav Kirchhoff was a German physicist who made major contributions to the fields of thermochemistry and electrical circuits.

Gustáv Husák was a Slovak politician who served as the President of Czechoslovakia from 1975 to 1989.

Craig Ferguson is a television host, actor, director, stand-up comedian, writer, producer and voice artist, all rolled into one.

Charles Mingus was an eminent African-American jazz musician.

Charles Augustin De Coulomb is the physicist associated with the famous Coulomb’s Law.

Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi was a German mathematician who co-founded the theory of elliptic functions.

Augusto Roa Bastos is a famous Paraguayan novelist and screenplay writer who is renowned for his book ‘Yo, el Supremo’.

Augusto Pinochet was the former President of Chile; a post he was appointed to after the reigning civilian government under Salvador Allende was overthrown.

Augusto César Sandino was a revolutionary guerrilla leader from Nicaragua.

Augustin-Louis Cauchy was a renowned French mathematician. He proved the theorems of infinitesimal calculus in a rigorous manner.

Augustin-Jean Fresnel was a French physicist and engineer who made valuable contribution in the field of wave optics.

Auguste Comte was a renowned philosopher and introduced Sociology and positivism.

August Wilson is a Pulitzer Prize winning play writer, who is known to have authored the ten play series, The Pittsburgh Cycle.

Angus Young is a Scottish born Australian guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC.

Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin was a politician of French origin.

Alex Ferguson is a former football manager best known for his stint with the Manchester United from 1986 to 2013.

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