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Origin and popularity of the name GUAY


Guay : 1: French: variant of Gay ‘cheerful’.2: Altered form of French Guyet: derivative of Guy 1.3: Altered form of French Guet or Le Guet: occupational name from Old French guet ‘lookout; watchman’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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