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What does Goyo mean?

Goyo Pronunciation of Goyo [goyo] as a boys' name has the meaning "watchful, vigilant". Goyo is a Spanish form of Gregory (Latin, Greek).


2 related forms via Gregory: Greg and Grygor.

Creative forms:
(male) Gayo, Gunyo, ..

(female) Goli, Goni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Goyo Kyng (G.K.), ..

How popular is Goyo?

Goyo is an uncommon first name for males. Goyo is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Goyo (unlisted) are Gregory (#346 in recent rankings) and Greg. Adoption of these forms of Goyo was common among parents 6 decades ago (median #61) and has become significantly lower since (#1173, 95.6% less usage), with forms such as Gregory falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Greg, Gregory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Greg outside U.S.

Similar Names

Goyo is pronounced similarly to Gay and Guy. Other suggested similar names are Aryo, Cayo, Galo, Geno, Gino, Glyn, Gore, Guto, Gwyn, Mayo and Teyo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Goyo.

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