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Guido is a strong baby name for boys. Also, Guido is a name with two different origins. Keep reading to learn more about the name.

Meaning of the name Guido:

Italian for “guide, leader”.

Origin of the name Guido:

Guido is a baby name that is a Latinized version of “Wido”, an Old German name. That gives Guido both Latin and Old German roots.

Symbolism of the name Guido:

As a baby name, Guido can symbolize someone who is in charge, a leader of sorts. Guido is also a name that represents strength as well as power.

Style of the name Guido:


Gender of the name Guido:

Guido is a baby name reserved for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Guido:

GWEE-do, GWEE-doe, or GEE-do

Number of syllables in the name Guido:


Emotion evoked from the name Guido:

Guido is a simple name that feels refreshing and charming.

Alternative spellings for the name Guido:

There are no popular alternative spellings of the baby name Guido.

Nicknames for the name Guido:

The baby name Guido does not have any well-known nicknames associated with it.

Popularity of the name Guido:

Guido has seen some moderate popularity in the early 1900s. With data from the Social Security Administration, it’s known that Guido ranked as high as #525 in 1913 on the top 1000 list of popular baby names.

Related names for the name Guido:

  • Gino 
  • Ludo
  • Frido
  • Murdo

Great middle names for Guido and their meanings:

  • Luca (man from Lucania)
  • Mateo (gift of God)
  • Lorenzo (from Laurentium)
  • Rocky (rock or rest)
  • Aldo (old and wise)
  • Paolo (small)
  • Luigi (renowned warrior)
  • Dante (enduring)

Famous people with the name Guido:

  • Guido Wieland (Austrian actor)
  • Guido Migliozzi (Italian golfer)
  • Guido Reni (Italian painter)
  • Guido Cagnacci (Italian painter)
  • Guido Alvarenga (Paraguayan footballer)
  • Guido Cantz (German TV presenter)
  • Guido Guerrini (Italian rally driver)
  • Guido Pella (Argentine tennis player)

Guidos in movies/pop culture:

  • Guido (character in the “Cars” franchise)
  • GuidoCortese (character in the short story “Transformation” by Mary Shelley)
  • Guidocharacter in “The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers”)
  • Guido(comic book character created by Australian comedians Moclair and Schiller)
  • Guido(real name of Strong Guy, a character in the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Guido (character in the “Myth Adventures” fantasy series by Robert Asprin)
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