Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Guya f. Fem. of Guy.

The diminutive Guittelina shows the retention of the original Old German root.

c1070 Wezala (nom) UrkStyria 75
Early Modern English
1550 Guy BEmar-vol1 p. 4
1147 Guittelina (abl) clairvaux-12thc 15; 1179 Guiota (abl) ibid. 172, Guiotta (abl) ibid. 173
Middle French
1421 Guiote favier 932, Guiotte ibid. 542; 1562 Guyonne RegPCC-1 p. 530; 1568 Guyonne ibid. p. 421; 1571 Gionne ibid. p. 582, Guionne ibid. p. 581; 1572 Guionne ibid. p. 522
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Guya". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Guya.