Meaning and Origin of: Guy

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Guide

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English (of Norman origin) and French : from a French form of the Germanic personal name Wido, which is of uncertain origin. This name was popular among the Normans in the formsWi, Why as well as in the rest of France in the formGuy.
  • English : occupational name for a guide, Old Frenchgui (a derivative of gui(d)er ‘to guide’, of Germanic origin).

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