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Guy 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". Guido is an Italian form. Actor Guy Pearce; film director Guy Ritchie.

Guy has 1 variant form: Guido.

Guy is also pronounced similarly to Gay. Other suggested similar baby names are Gun, Gur, Gus and Ruy.

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Popularity of Guy

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).

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