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Gender: Male Origin of Coy: English surname

The name Coy is a boy's name . Coy and is often added to lists like Country Music Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

From the experts:

Though rarely heard today, Coy has been around for a century and was not an uncommon name a hundred years ago. There have been a couple of NFL players named Coy, Coy Bowles is in the Zac Brown band--and of course there was Coy Duke in 'The Dukes of Hazzard.'

Not a particularly recommended choice, due to the flirty, feminine connotations of the word coy.

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Famous People Named Coy

Coy Luther "Luke" Perry, American actor
(Tyson) Coy Stewart, American actor
Coy Randall Gibbs, American NASCAR driver and football coach
Lander McCoy "Coy" Bacon, American NFL football player
Coy Bowles, American musician of The Zac Brown Band
Coy Wire, American NFL football player
James Caughey "Coy" Watson Jr., American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Coy

Coy Duke, character on TV's "Dukes of Hazzard"
Koi, a fish
coy--slyly reserved