Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Guya f. Fem. of Guy.

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

England
Early Modern English
1550 Guy BEmar-vol1 p. 4
France
Latin
1147 Guittelina (abl) clairvaux-12thc 15; 1179 Guiota (abl) ibid. 172, Guiotta (abl) ibid. 173
Middle French
1421 Guiote favier 932, Guiotte ibid. 542; 1568 Guyonne RegPCC-1 p. 421
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Guya". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Guya.