Posts tagged Guido

Name for today- 6th May

Lucio

It is said Loo see oh.

It is an Italian form of Lucius.

Lucius means light it comes from the latin word lux.

Lucius is a Roman title.

Variants/Nicknames: Lucian, Lucaster, Luke, Lu, Lux, Luca, Lukash, Lucas, Lucifer,

Other Italian male names (Wikipedia)

Alessandro, Amadeo, Arlo, Bernardo, Cosimo, Dino, Emilio, Fabio, Guido, Ivo, Jacopo, Leonardo, Marcello, Ottavio, Paolo, Renato, Salvatore, Valentino.

Sources:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Italian_masculine_given_names

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucio

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Name for today- April 23rd

Guy

Guy is a boys name.

Comes from the Old French “Gie” which means a guide or to steady.

Guy was introduced by the Normans into Britian as Guido and Wido.

Guy Fawkes was a member of a plot in 1605 to blow up parliament, we celebrate Guy Fawkes on November 5th each year with fireworks.

Sir Walter Scott wrote a novel “Guy Mannering” in 1815.

Knight Guyon of the Faerie Queene.

Popularity Baby Name Wizard: # 336 in Scotland.

Variants/Nicknames: Guido, Guyon, Vitus, Viti, Wido, Wyatt, Wiatt, Gui.

Comments on Guy:

I married the best “Guy” of all! I think it is a very strong name & suits both a child & adult. We also gave this name to my son as his middle name.

— sonians 5/28/2008

Given its present colloquial meaning, this is a very unfortunate name for anyone. It’s like being named “Boy” or “Car”.

— angolmois 11/16/2009

Sources:

The Best Baby Name Book by Sue Nicholson.

http://www.babynamewizard.com/namipedia/boy/guy

http://www.behindthename.com/comment/search.php?terms=guy

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