Pronounced GOO stahf
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About the name Gustav

The name Gustav is old Norse or Scandinavian. It may mean "Staff of the Goths". A staff is a symbol of leadership, particularly spiritual leadership or a literal or figurative guide. The Goths were a Germanic tribe known for their strength and military prowess and credited with aiding in the fall of the Roman Empire. Gustav may also be a variation of the Slavic name Gostislav which means "guest" and "glory".

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