Guy

August 31, 2015 § 2 Comments

ORIGIN:
French (pronounced “gee”), meaning “guide”, or Germanic, meaning “wood”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Guide, Guido, Gvidas, Veit, Vid, Vida, Vit, Wide, Wido, Wit, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Guy Wortman, the cowardly local who bullies the Creighton family in Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt (1964; set during the American Civil War, 1861-1865).

WRITERS:
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893), French novelist, poet, and short story writer.

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