Given Name GUIDO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian, German
PRONOUNCED: GWEE-do (Italian), GEE-do (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of WIDO. This was the name of two 11th-century saints. Other notable bearers include 11th-century music theorist Guido d'Arezzo, 13th-century poet Guido Cavalcanti, and 17th-century painter Guido Reni.
VARIANT: Veit (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Wido (Ancient Germanic), Vid (Croatian), Vít (Czech), Guy (English), Guy (French), Wide (Frisian), Vida, Vid (Hungarian), Gvidas (Lithuanian), Wit (Polish), Vít (Slovak), Vid (Slovene)

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Entry updated December 3, 2009