Guy Family History
Guy Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin) and French: from a common Old French personal name Guy from ancient Germanic Wido a short form of compound names based on the element wid(u) ‘wood forest’ Latinized as Guido . English (of Norman origin): alternatively an occupational name for a guide Old French gui (a derivative of gui(d)er ‘to guide’ of ancient Germanic origin). Altered form of French Guay .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022