LOIS (1)
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λωις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: LO-is (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly derived from Greek λωιων (loion) meaning "more desirable" or "better". Lois is mentioned in the New Testament as the mother of Eunice and the grandmother of Timothy. As an English name, it came into use after the Protestant Reformation. In fiction, this is the name of the girlfriend of the comic book hero Superman.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Loida (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  - 
England/Wales  ranked #128 for girls 
France  ranked #479 for girls
 ranked #226 for boys
 
Netherlands  ranked #217 for girls 
Northern Ireland  - 
Scotland  -