If your baby has brought so much color into your life, consider this painterly moniker! A boy’s name with Old Swedish roots, Gustav is most common in Scandinavia, German-speaking countries, and Low Countries like the Netherlands, Flanders, and Belgium. The name has a long history, but when you hear it, you might think of the Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, who gave us paintings like The Kiss and Death and Life. Gustav, which can be translated as “royal staff” or “staff of the gods,” has been a part of the lives of a great number of famous people, both real and fictional. Your child is certain to become well-known and make waves in the community with a name like this.
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