Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. GAS-TAWN  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Germanic name derived from the element gast meaning "guest, stranger". This is the usual French name for Saint Vedastus, called Vaast in Flemish. The name was also borne by several counts of Foix-Béarn, beginning in the 13th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGastone(Italian) Gastón(Spanish)
Same SpellingGastón


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   devious   strong   strange  

Name Days

France: February 6


Entry updated December 7, 2022