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Gustavo is a Spanish, Italian and Portuguese male given name. It has been a common name for Swedish monarchs since the reign of
Gustav Vasa Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden The monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden,See the #IOG, Instrument ...

Gustav Vasa
. It is derived from Gustav /ˈɡʊstɑːv/, also spelled Gustaf, of Old Swedish origin, possibly meaning "staff of the Geats", derived from the
Old Norse Old Norse, Old Nordic, or Old Scandinavian was a North Germanic languages, North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and their Viking expansion, overseas settlements from about the 7th to the 15th centuries. The P ...
elements Gautr ("Geat") and stafr ("staff"). Another etymology speculates that the name may have a Slavic origin, through Swedish, from "Gostislav", a compound word from Old Slavic "Gost'" ("guest") and "slava" ("glory"). It may refer to:


People


Drama, film and television

* Gustavo Alatriste, Mexican actor, director, and producer of films married to Silvia Pinal * Gustavo Aguerre (born 1953), Argentine artist, curator, writer, and theatre designer * Gustavo Fring, a fictional character in the American television drama series ''Breaking Bad'' on AMC * Gustavo Rocque, a fictional character on the show ''Big Time Rush'' * Gustavo Sorola, Actor, podcast host, and co-founder of the American media and entertainment company, Rooster Teeth.


Engineering, religion and science

* Gustavo Colonnetti (1886–1968), Italian mathematician and engineer * Gustavo Gutiérrez Merino (born 1928), Peruvian theologian and Dominican priest regarded as the founder of Liberation Theology at the University of Notre Dame * Gustavo Tamayo, Colombian ophthalmologist * Gustavo Marín, Chilean-French economist and sociologist * Gustavo Scuseria (born 1956), Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Professor of Materials Science & NanoEngineering at Rice University


Music

* Gustavo Angel (born 1968), Mexican singer of Los Temerarios * Gustavo Assis-Brasil, Brazilian jazz guitarist * Psycho Realm, Gustavo Gonzalez, also known as Big Duke of American hip hop group Psycho Realm * Gustavo Becerra-Schmidt (born 1925), Chilean composer * Gustavo Cerati (1959-2014), Argentine artist and songwriter * Gustavo Cordera (born 1964), Argentine rock musician * Gustavo Dudamel (born 1981), Venezuelan conductor * Gustavo Lapis Ahumad, founding member of goth rock band Bitter Grace * Gustavo Ramírez Reyes, Mexican musician and composer * Gustavo Santander, Colombian composer * Gustavo Santaolalla (born 1952), Academy Award-winning Argentine musician, producer, and composer * Gustavs Butelis, Gustavo (born 1978), stage name for Latvian rapper and producer Gustavs Butelis


Military and politics

* Gustavo A. Madero (1875–1913), participant in the Mexican Revolution * Gustavo Adolfo Espina Salguero (born c.1946), former vice-president of Guatemala * Gustavo Arcos Bergnes (1926–2006), Cuban revolutionary alongside Fidel Castro * Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños Cacho (1911–1979), former President of Mexico * Gustavo Espinoza, Peruvian politician and Congressman * Gustavo Esteva, Mexican activist who founded the Universidad de la Tierra in Oaxaca, Mexico * Gustavo Jiménez (c.1886–1933), Peruvian Colonel who served as President of Peru for six days * Gustavo Leigh Guzmán (1920–1999), representative of the Air Force in the Government Junta that ruled Chile * Gustavo Noboa Bejarano (born 1937), politician and former President of Ecuador * Gustavo Petricioli (born 1928), Mexican economist and ambassador to the United States * Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900–1975), former military dictator and Colombian political figure * Gustavo Vázquez Montes (1962–2005), Mexican politician of the PRI, governor of Colima * , a Spanish politician and diplomat


Sports

* Gustavo Adrián López (born 1973), Argentine footballer * Gustavo Andrés Oberman (born 1985), Argentine footballer * Gustavo Ayón, Mexican basketball player * Gustavo Badell (born 1972), Venezuelan IFBB professional bodybuilder * Gustavo Barros Schelotto, footballer of the USL * Gustavo Benítez (footballer, born 1953), Gustavo Benítez (born 1953), Paraguayan football defender and manager * Gustavo Boccoli (born 1978), Brazilian footballer * Gustavo Borges (born 1972), Brazilian swimmer * Gustavo Brand (born 1961), Venezuelan football referee * Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera, Gustavo Cabrera (born 1979), Guatemalan footballer * Gustavo Chacín (born 1980), left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball * Gustavo Santos Costa (born 1996), Brazilian footballer for Hồ Chí Minh City F.C. * Gustavo Dezotti, Argentine football striker * Gustavo Endres, Brazilian volleyball player * Gustavo Enrique García (born 1980), Mexican footballer * Gustavo Kuerten (born 1976), Brazilian tennis player * Gustavo Manduca (born 1980), Brazilian footballer * Gustavo Méndez (born 1971), Uruguayan footballer * Gustavo Méndez (referee) (born 1967), Uruguayan football (soccer) referee * Gustavo Morínigo (born 1977), Paraguayan football midfielder * Gustavo Munúa (born 1978), Uruguayan football goalkeeper * Gustavo Nascimento da Costa (born 1995), Brazilian footballer * Gustavo Nery (born 1977), Brazilian footballer * Gustavo Oliveros (born 1946), Cuban fencer * Gustavo Lobo Paradeda (born 1979), Brazilian-born Russian futsal player * Gustavo Poyet (born 1967), Uruguayan footballer * Gustavo (footballer, born 1997), Gustavo Pereira (born 1997), Brazilian footballer for Retrô * Gustavo Quinteros Desabato (born 1965), Bolivian football coach and former defender * Gustavo Salgueiro de Almeida Correia (born 1985), Brazilian footballer * Gustavo (footballer, born 1995), Gustavo Sant'Ana Santos (born 1995), Brazilian footballer for Sài Gòn * Gustavo (footballer, born 1988), Gustavo Claudio da Silva (born 1988), Brazilian footballer for Nakhon Si United * Gustavo Valderrama (born 1977), Venezuelan volleyball player * Gustavo Varela (born 1978), Uruguayan footballer * Luis Gustavo Dias (born 1987), Brazilian footballer * Gus Malzahn, Arthur Gustavo Malzahn III (born 1965), American Football coach


Writing

* Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836–1870), Spanish writer of poetry and short stories * Gustavo Adolfo Martínez Zuviría (1883–1962), novelist and scriptwriter from Argentina * Gustavo Perez Firmat, writer, poet, professor * Gustavo Gorriti, Peruvian journalist * Gustavo Sainz (born 1940), Spanish language author from Mexico


Other

* Carlos Gustavo dos Anjos, São Toméan diplomat and Foreign Minister * Gustavo C. Garcia (1915–1964), American civil rights attorney and advocate * Gustavo Charif (born 1966), Argentine artist * Gustavo Cisneros (born 1946), Venezuelan-born media mogul * Gustavo Franco, former President of the Brazilian Central Bank Bank * Gustavo Gianetti (born 1979), Mister World in 2003 * Gustavo Martínez Zuviría, de facto Federal Interventor of Córdoba, Argentina * Gustavo Rol (1903–1994), Italian sensitive * Gustavo R. Vincenti (1888–1974), Maltese architect and developer


Places

* Gustavo A. Madero, D.F. * Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, at Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco * Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport, on San Andres Island, Colombia {{given name Masculine given names Italian masculine given names Spanish masculine given names Portuguese masculine given names es:Gustavo pt:Gustavo