Worthy of respect; diminutive of Augustus.
Gus has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.
Dogs named Gus tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.
That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of classic literature, as Gus is a character in the novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.
Gus is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Gus isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!
Gus is found in these categories:
- Gus ranks #264 with users of PupNames.com.
- Gus ranks #102 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Gus ranks #217 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.
Naming your dog Gus is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.
In the past week, Gus was viewed 174 times, and liked 4 times.
Most popular breeds named Gus:
- Labrador Retriever
- German Shepherd
- Standard Schnauzer
Get special treats for Gus!Want cute doggy products for dogs named Gus?
Join our email list and we'll keep you updated!
- A scottish terrier named Gus appeared in the comic book Pooch Cafe by Paul Gilligan.
- A siberian husky named Gus played a role in the movie Iron Will.
- A west highland white terrier named Gus featured in the television show King.