LEWIS
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LOO-is   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval English form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. This was also the surname of C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), the author of the 'Chronicles of Narnia'.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Lou, Louie
FEMININE FORMS: Louisa, Louise
OTHER LANGUAGES: Chlodovech, Clodovicus, Ludovicus, Clovis, Hludowig (Ancient Germanic), Koldobika, Koldo (Basque), Loïc (Breton), Lluís (Catalan), Alojz, Alojzije (Croatian), Alois, Ludvík, Luděk (Czech), Ludvig (Danish), Aloysius, Lodewijk, Louis, Lowie (Dutch), Ludoviko, Luĉjo (Esperanto), Loïc, Louis, Ludovic, Clovis, Lou (French), Lois (Galician), Alois, Aloysius, Ludwig, Lutz (German), Alajos, Lajos (Hungarian), Lúðvík (Icelandic), Alaois (Irish), Alvise, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi, Gino, Luigino, Vico (Italian), Ludis, Ludvigs (Latvian), Liudvikas (Lithuanian), Aloys, Aloysius (Medieval Occitan), Ludvig (Norwegian), Loís (Occitan), Alojzy, Ludwik (Polish), Aloisio, Luís, Luisinho (Portuguese), Luiz (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Alojz (Slovak), Alojz, Alojzij, Ludvik, Lojze (Slovene), Luis, Lucho (Spanish), Ludvig, Ludde (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #644 
England/Wales  ranked #43 
Netherlands  ranked #385 
New Zealand  - 
Northern Ireland  ranked #63 
Scotland  ranked #2