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Guy

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How popular is the baby name Guy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 239 0 239 #68 boy name
1881 186 0 186 #76 boy name
1882 253 0 253 #68 boy name
1883 224 0 224 #71 boy name
1884 260 0 260 #72 boy name
1885 266 0 266 #68 boy name
1886 255 0 255 #70 boy name
1887 238 0 238 #71 boy name
1888 297 0 297 #71 boy name
1889 271 0 271 #70 boy name
1890 255 6 249 #72 boy name
1891 267 5 262 #67 boy name
1892 315 0 315 #65 boy name
1893 267 0 267 #72 boy name
1894 261 0 261 #76 boy name
1895 261 0 261 #76 boy name
1896 262 0 262 #76 boy name
1897 195 0 195 #92 boy name
1898 215 0 215 #94 boy name
1899 200 0 200 #90 boy name
1900 246 6 240 #99 boy name
1901 170 0 170 #99 boy name
1902 186 0 186
1903 187 0 187
1904 175 0 175
1905 203 0 203
1906 168 0 168
1907 189 0 189
1908 200 0 200
1909 195 0 195
1910 250 0 250
1911 243 0 243
1912 455 0 455
1913 571 5 566
1914 588 8 580
1915 826 10 816
1916 916 13 903
1917 910 6 904
1918 1,011 12 999
1919 918 10 908
1920 967 10 957
1921 1,129 9 1,120
1922 1,129 11 1,118
1923 1,055 12 1,043
1924 1,069 15 1,054
1925 991 13 978
1926 1,012 18 994
1927 928 7 921
1928 884 16 868
1929 830 10 820
1930 840 12 828
1931 792 12 780
1932 768 11 757
1933 799 9 790
1934 773 6 767
1935 768 0 768
1936 717 6 711
1937 739 7 732
1938 725 6 719
1939 719 8 711
1940 721 5 716
1941 766 6 760
1942 806 7 799
1943 832 8 824
1944 786 5 781
1945 764 5 759
1946 980 6 974
1947 1,187 5 1,182
1948 1,029 6 1,023
1949 1,138 8 1,130
1950 1,244 5 1,239
1951 1,402 6 1,396
1952 1,846 5 1,841
1953 1,891 6 1,885
1954 2,094 0 2,094
1955 2,043 5 2,038
1956 2,223 8 2,215
1957 2,310 9 2,301
1958 2,112 6 2,106
1959 2,030 5 2,025
1960 1,954 7 1,947
1961 2,035 10 2,025
1962 1,922 7 1,915
1963 1,752 9 1,743
1964 1,605 0 1,605
1965 1,372 7 1,365
1966 1,278 0 1,278
1967 1,177 9 1,168
1968 1,150 5 1,145
1969 1,170 0 1,170
1970 1,016 6 1,010
1971 864 0 864
1972 728 0 728
1973 628 0 628
1974 598 5 593
1975 534 0 534
1976 513 5 508
1977 498 0 498
1978 435 0 435
1979 464 0 464
1980 417 0 417
1981 404 0 404
1982 427 5 422
1983 342 0 342
1984 342 0 342
1985 367 0 367
1986 342 0 342
1987 355 0 355
1988 326 0 326
1989 313 0 313
1990 323 0 323
1991 332 0 332
1992 282 0 282
1993 259 0 259
1994 202 0 202
1995 208 0 208
1996 192 0 192
1997 187 0 187
1998 208 0 208
1999 190 0 190
2000 201 0 201
2001 209 0 209
2002 172 0 172
2003 173 0 173
2004 168 0 168
2005 152 0 152
2006 186 0 186
2007 159 0 159
2008 163 0 163
2009 146 0 146
2010 157 0 157
2011 141 0 141
2012 142 0 142
2013 149 0 149
2014 156 0 156
2015 153 0 153

Want to know about the popularity of the Guy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,770 babies born with the name Guy in the United States. That's more than enough Guys to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 239 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Guy" was in 1957 with a total of 2,301 babies. (That's a lot of baby Guys)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Guy" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 24 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 1,372 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Guy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Guy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Guy as well as things modernly associated with the name Guy such as celebrities named Guy.

Origin and Meaning of Guy

The name "Guy" is of German origin, and it means "Of unknown meaning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Guy was born in 1967 as Guy Edward Pearce in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie is a filmmaker, pub landlord, and businessman with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Guy was born in 1968 as Guy Stuart Ritchie in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.

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Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian is a singer-songwriter and producer specializing in soul, R&B, pop, and gospel music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Guy was born in 1981 as Guy Theodore Sebastian in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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Guy Ecker

Guy was born in 1959 in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Guy Madison

Guy Madison is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1944 to 1988. Guy was born in 1922 as Robert Ozell Moseley in Pumpkin Center, California, U.S.

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Guy Mitchell

Guy Mitchell is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1947 to 1999. Guy was born in 1925 as Albert George Cernik in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Guy

Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes Day
Guy Fieri
Guy Names
Guy On A Buffalo
Guy Shoots Reporter
Guy Torry
Guy Harvey

Alternative Meanings

G is for generous, your giving nature.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yug". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ugy". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Guy born May 19, 1969

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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