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Meaning and name origin

Guy \guy\ as a boy's name is pronounced gye. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Guy is "wood". May also possibly be Welsh "lively", or Old German "warrior", or from the French "guie", meaning "guide; leader". Actor Guy Pearce; film director Guy Ritchie.

Guy has 1 variant form: Guido.


Popularity

Guy is a very popular first name for males (#252 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#876 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Guy for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Guy name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Guy and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Guido and Guy. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Guido, Guy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Guy and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Guy is also pronounced similarly to Gay. Other suggested similar baby names are Gun, Gur, Gus and Ruy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Guy.

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