Lois (1)
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Given Name 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)
SAME SPELLING: Loís, Lois (2)
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England and Wales  ranked #152 for girls 
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France  ranked #471 for girls
 ranked #210 for boys
Galicia  ranked #35 for boys 
Netherlands  ranked #303 for girls 
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