Name
GUY

Name GUY

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 364,330 births of Guy in the countries below, which represents an average of 2,621 births of children bearing the first name Guy per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 160 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Guy   
In Italiano Nome Guy   


Information about the first name Guy

We celebrate Guy on June 12th
The first name Guy has been assigned to:
99.93% to boys
0.07% to girls
The country where the first name Guy is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Guy

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Guy : Yug

Anacyclics of the first name Guy

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Guy: Yug

Guy in Japanese *

Romajigai
Katakanaガイ
Hiraganaがい
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Guy in sign language

Guy in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Guy

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Old French Gui, a form of Proto-Germanic *Wido, a short form of names beginning with the element witu "wood" from Proto-Germanic *widuz, such as Witold and Widukind. Cognate with Italian Guido.
Etymology src :
  • Named from Guy Fawkes (1570–1606), an English Catholic hanged for his role in the Gunpowder Plot.
Etymology src :
  • From the Hebrew name גַּיְא‎ (gáy, literally “valley”), with the spelling influenced by the existing English name.
Etymology src :
  • From Old French guie.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Guy (plural Guys)
  • (Britain) An effigy of Guy Fawkes burned on Bonfire Night
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • guy (plural guys or (nonstandard) guies)
  • (obsolete, rare) A guide; a leader or conductor.
  • (chiefly nautical) A support rope or cable used to guide, steady or secure something which is being hoisted or lowered.
  • (chiefly nautical) A support to secure or steady something prone to shift its position or be carried away (e.g. the mast of a ship or a suspension-bridge).
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Guy
  • A male given name from Hebrew.
  • A surname​.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • guy (third-person singular simple present guys, present participle guying, simple past and past participle guyed)
  • To equip with a support cable.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Guy
  • A city in Arkansas.
  • A hamlet in Alberta, Canada.
Anagrams src :
  • yug
Anagrams src :
  • yug
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɡaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: gī, IPA(key): /ɡaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Middle French Guy, from Old French Gui, from Old High German Wido, a short form of names beginning with the element Proto-Germanic *widuz (“wood”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɡi/
Proper noun src :
  • Guy ?
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Guy.
 

Popularity of the name Guy

Number of GUY births per year

Total births of Guy by country

Births with the first name Guy
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
265,716
220
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
86,071
17
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
3,448
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
2,508
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
2,057
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
1,458
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
698
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
682
5
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
653
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
400
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
86
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
83
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
78
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
55
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
43
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
21
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
14
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
10
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
5
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
2
0

Total births of Guy by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Guy
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
101
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
38
0
FRFrance
2019
8
0
BEBelgium
2019
5
0
IEIreland
2019
4
0
BRBrazil
2010
2
0
QCQuebec
2019
1
0
DEGermany
2018
1
0

Comments on the name Guy

Personalities with the first name Guy

There are 280 personalities with the first name Guy


Guy De Maupassant
(Henry-René-Albert-Guy De Maupassant) src

France
Writer Poet Playwright Author Journalist Novelist Short story writer


Bryan Adams
(Bryan Guy Adams) src

Canada
Record producer Bassist Guitarist Human rights activist Peace activist Fashion photographer Photographer Actor Composer Singer Rock musician


Guy Fawkes
src

Kingdom of england
Politician Soldier


Calixte Ii
src

France
Pope Writer Diplomat Catholic priest Cleric


Clément Iv
src

Kingdom of france
Lawyer Politician Cleric Diplomat Catholic priest


Adam Riess
src

United states of america
Astronomer Professor Physicist Astrophysicist


Guy Verhofstadt
src

Belgium
Politician


Guy Ritchie
src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Entrepreneur Film director Film producer Judoka


Guy Pearce
(Guy Edward Pearce) src

United kingdom Australia
Actor Musician Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Guy Debord
(Guy-Ernest Deborde) src

France
Philosopher Essayist Peace activist Autobiographer Screenwriter Writer Translator Artist Graphic designer Filmmaker Film director Game designer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Guy
Full list of personalities with the first name Guy

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Guy

There are 1430 actors and actresses with the first name Guy
Guy Potter
Guy Kent
Guy Mannerings
Guy Wilson
Guy Burnet
Guy Edmonds
Guy Sebastian
Guy Cohen
Guy Kable
Guy Branum
Guy Thielen
Guy Lerer
Guy Shemi
Guy Berryman
Guy Amir
Guy Olivieri
Guy Mason
Guy Corbishley
Guy Arieli
Guy Chapman
Guy Nardulli
Guy Garvey
Guy Zoaretz
Guy Richardson
Guy Oseary
Guy D. Wells
Guy Loel
Guy Wellman
Guy Torry
Guy Nanetti

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Guy
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Guy

Rankings of first name GUY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#737IE Ireland2019
#821GB United Kingdom2019
#1245US United State of America2019
#1522BE Belgium2019
#3068FR France2019
#7099DE Germany2018
#7920QC Quebec2019
#14463BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name GUY (female) births over the last year available in each country






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