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Guy Name Popularity

How popular is the name Guy? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Guy was the 1,256th most popular boys name, representing 0.0055% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Guy has been the 323rd most popular boys name, representing 0.0529% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 138 200 0.0568%
1911 142 196 0.0526%
1912 138 427 0.0847%
1913 138 527 0.0929%
1914 156 546 0.0783%
1915 143 793 0.0873%
1916 141 885 0.0916%
1917 145 879 0.0879%
1918 144 982 0.0915%
1919 148 885 0.0845%
1920 153 942 0.0847%
1921 138 1,106 0.0966%
1922 140 1,097 0.0985%
1923 149 1,021 0.0912%
1924 151 1,031 0.0888%
1925 157 954 0.0844%
1926 157 974 0.0886%
1927 164 892 0.0806%
1928 166 840 0.0785%
1929 172 789 0.0762%
1930 172 804 0.077%
1931 173 758 0.0768%
1932 180 735 0.0744%
1933 173 758 0.0814%
1934 177 739 0.0764%
1935 177 742 0.0764%
1936 183 685 0.0711%
1937 180 710 0.0721%
1938 188 695 0.0679%
1939 187 691 0.0679%
1940 192 695 0.0654%
1941 191 725 0.0644%
1942 196 781 0.0618%
1943 191 812 0.0622%
1944 192 760 0.0613%
1945 197 722 0.0592%
1946 186 957 0.0649%
1947 179 1,172 0.0702%
1948 191 1,005 0.063%
1949 184 1,108 0.0689%
1950 177 1,224 0.076%
1951 178 1,384 0.0816%
1952 151 1,834 0.1051%
1953 149 1,876 0.106%
1954 143 2,096 0.1147%
1955 145 2,028 0.1103%
1956 144 2,209 0.117%
1957 149 2,298 0.1194%
1958 156 2,103 0.1113%
1959 158 2,015 0.1061%
1960 168 1,947 0.1028%
1961 160 2,025 0.1073%
1962 166 1,908 0.1039%
1963 169 1,732 0.0965%
1964 170 1,590 0.0903%
1965 183 1,355 0.0829%
1966 190 1,263 0.0809%
1967 196 1,155 0.0761%
1968 203 1,115 0.0743%
1969 210 1,161 0.0754%
1970 235 986 0.062%
1971 256 843 0.0561%
1972 267 695 0.051%
1973 287 600 0.0463%
1974 311 552 0.0425%
1975 332 491 0.0382%
1976 342 461 0.0358%
1977 350 471 0.0349%
1978 374 383 0.0285%
1979 371 424 0.0301%
1980 399 375 0.0256%
1981 415 355 0.0242%
1982 392 388 0.026%
1983 464 284 0.0192%
1984 451 298 0.02%
1985 459 311 0.0205%
1986 474 293 0.0194%
1987 479 300 0.0197%
1988 507 281 0.018%
1989 554 263 0.0163%
1990 567 277 0.0167%
1991 559 279 0.0171%
1992 621 225 0.0141%
1993 647 205 0.0131%
1994 763 139 0.0091%
1995 736 160 0.0106%
1996 790 136 0.0091%
1997 814 131 0.0089%
1998 772 154 0.0103%
1999 868 125 0.0083%
2000 834 142 0.0093%
2001 838 147 0.0098%
2002 975 111 0.0074%
2003 999 108 0.0071%
2004 1,017 108 0.0071%
2005 1,194 79 0.0052%
2006 992 133 0.0085%
2007 1,182 94 0.006%
2008 1,175 95 0.0061%
2009 1,247 83 0.0056%
2010 1,197 88 0.0061%
2011 1,160 93 0.0065%
2012 1,251 78 0.0055%
2013 1,197 85 0.006%
2014 1,180 90 0.0062%
2015 1,159 94 0.0065%
2016 1,375 63 0.0044%
2017 1,215 83 0.0059%
2018 1,256 76 0.0055%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Guido

An Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese form of Guy.

Italian


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Coy

Son of Aodh

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Gay

Lively, high-spirited; son of the fair-skinned one

Irish

Kay

Happy, rejoicing

Welsh

Key

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