Meaning and Origin of Coy - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Coy

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Modest

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced form of McCoy.
  • English : nickname for a quiet and unassuming person, from Middle English, Old French coi, quei ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ (Latin quietus).