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Gender: F Pronunciation: BY-yoo Origin of Bayou: Native American nature name

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A slow and sultry southern choice that's definitely cool for babies of either gender. While the word feels French and has its roots in 18th century French Louisiana, it derives from the Choctaw word bayuk, which means "small stream."

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