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Meaning name Guy

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Guy

Meaning name Guy
Variant form of Norman French Gy, a derivative of Latin Wido, meaning "wide." This name was popular until 1605 when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Parliament after which it acquired the negative connotation "grotesque man." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a son of Bevis of Hamptoun. In use by the English.

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