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Gender: Male Meaning of Guy: "guide, leader" Origin of Guy: French

The name Guy is a boy's name of French origin meaning "guide, leader". Guy and is often added to lists like Saints' Names For Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose BOYS - with middle names".

From the experts:

The name of the patron saint of comedians and dancers feels either too upper-crust English to most Americans, or else too everyman for their own little guy.

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Guy's International Variations

Guido (Italian) Vitus, Gui (French) Gye, Guyon, Veit (Dutch)

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The Ubiquitous Shadow Says:


"Hey guys"
Guy looked over, confused.
"Not Guy, I mean... um.... nevermind"

Only issue with this name, else it would be fine

Catastroffy Says:


I wish this wasn't a generic term for a man. It was better just as a name.

Taylor_23 Says:


if someone said "Hey, Guy!" probably every guy around you would look at you, not recommended as a name, my opinion

raevynstar Says:


Nice name, but also a generic term for man.