Given Name LOIS (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λωις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: LO-is (English)   [details]

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.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, DC Comics characters, Family Guy characters, mothers, uncertain etymology
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Loida (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Loís, Lois (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Loïs
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