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.
Guy is a very popular first name for males (#252 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#876 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Guy for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Guy and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Guido and Guy. (2014 statistics).