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Name Guy

Origin:From a Old High German word for wood, forestTools:

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Languages of use:French, English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gry, Gul, Gül, Gun, Guo, Gus, Guya, Ruy     Details
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About Guido, the group of names with the same origin as Guy

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:Latinized form of Wido, a short form of Germanic names starting with Wid- or Wit-, like e.g. Widukind
 the first name element of these names is witu (wood)
Words:witu = the wood (in the sense of forest), the forest  Old High German
Topics:Short form
Variants' top ranks:34:Guy Belgium 2013,  61:Guido Belgium 2013
Somehow related to:Widukind
Old/original forms:Wido Old High German
Name variants:Gido, Guido, Guy   Sortable list   Details

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Belgium prevalence 2013 34
England+Wales decades 1964 85
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 652,  1980-1989 474,  1960-1969 177
USA yearlyGraph2006 993,  2004 986,  2003 943,  2002 929,  2001 800,  2000 800,  1999 805,  1998 765,  1997 791,  1996 765,  1995 745,  1994 739,  1993 641
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