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If no one has said this yet: Aloysius O'hare.
For a native German speaker this name is forever linked to a comedy piece by Ludwig Thoma titled 'Der Münchner I'm Himmel' (A man from Munich in heaven). It was frequently played by German Radio stations. The main protagonist of the piece is a beer loving man from Munich who misses the beer in heaven. He is sent back to earth with a special order, but he ends up in the Hofbräuhaus drinking beer.
Never heard of this name, but it looks and sounds a bit weird.
Maybe hard to pull off in modern days but I'm getting very strong Atticus Finch vibes form this name, an Aloysius could fit in a dusty old town. I'll keep it in mind for future older characters, but that's my only thought of uses for it.
Oh look it’s Aloysius O’Hare! Who found a way to sell air!
Aloysius is my 2nd middle name Patrich is my first middle name and Shawn my first... And yes I’m I am Irish is there any other nationalities a person could want to be? Funny thing though, I couldn’t spell Aloysius til I was 38... Never used it when I’d sign my name.
My grandfather's middle name. Francis Aloysius. Very Irish Catholic.
I thought this was such a great name. I named my dog Aloysius. At the time I found the name interesting, and that it was from a brave and noble warrior. My dog was abused as a pup so I thought if I gave him a strong name, then maybe he could live up to it and become a strong and brave pup.
Mmmm the name Aloysius is Yummy...!
Someone said the name is pretentious but I don't think it's a bad thing to be pretentious when you're drop dead gorgeous or holy!
Aloysius is the best name in the world! It's classy & mysterious and holy and nice!
The name Aloysius was given to 18 boys born in the US in 2015.
Quite pretentious and difficult to pull off nowadays, but I still love the sound of it. Would make an unexpected middle name!
A famous bearer of this name is Aloysius "Alo" Creevey, a character in seasons 5 and 6 of the UK series 'Skins'.
Aloysius Zimmerplots--on the episode of Arthur, "D.W.'s Library Card," he was that kid who had the uber long name and couldn't fit it on his card. I will never forget that kid.
Aloysius is the name of Twilight Sparkles' owl assistant in the show "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic".
Aloysius is one of my guilty pleasures. If I ever used it, it would be a middle name.
I can't believe nobody's mentioned this yet! Aloysius Minch, father of Pokey/Porky Minch from Earthbound!
Aloysius Viktor Stepinac (8 May 1898 – 10 February 1960) was a Croatian Catholic cardinal who was Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960. Due to actions and accused collaborations with fascists during WWII, he was found guilty of war crimes and high treason. He sentenced to 16 years in prison; he only served 5 years. He was appointed cardinal in 1952. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1998.
St Aloysius' College is the name of a private Catholic boy's school in Sydney.
Aloysius O'Kelly (1853-1941) was an Irish painter. One famous painting by O'Kelly is Mass In A Connemara Cabin.
The German pronunciation is ah-LOI-zee-uws. [noted -ed]
The shortened, or slang for Aloysius, is Losh (low-sh or lah-sh). This is my name that I inherited from my great grandfather.
Patrick Aloysius Ewing is a former National Basketball Association player, and a member of the NBA hall of fame.
Al-oh-wish-us is the pronunciation most often used in English, and the one that I have heard the most, since it is a name used by many of my "Great" relatives and the deacon at my parish (we call him Deacon Al.) The other pronunciation A-loy-see-us, as seen in the description of the name on this site, is a Dutch pronunciation.
Sounds like an old grandad to me and it's even more hideous than Albert and Arthur or even Ada and Agnes, the grandma names. Plus I find a name like Aloysius a bit too elaborate in both spelling and sounds (as opposed to the other four names). Lastly, this name may be confused somewhat with the title of the 1980s British sitcom 'Allo 'Allo.
In Peewee's Playhouse, there is a dog which Peewee finds and owns throughout one epsoide. He names it Aloysius. This is the first time I heard the name, so obviously, it's one of the first things I think of. But I still like it.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga is the patron saint of AIDS care-givers and AIDS patients.
If I would have a son I would definitely pick Aloysius to be his name. It's a wonderful name. Sounds so kindhearted and original.
We also may mention Aloysius Bertrand, a French poet who wrote "Gaspard de la Nuit", wich inspired Beaudelaire from his "Spleen de Paris".
Let's not forget, the most lovable bearer of this name is Sesame Street's Aloysius Snuffleuppagus, known rather oddly, given his childlike personality, as Mr. Snuffleuppagus. And also affectionately called Snuffy by his pal, Big Bird.
Aloysius was the name of Sebastian Flyte's teddy bear in Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.
A fictional bearer is Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast, the brilliant FBI agent who is in many of the books by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.
Aloysius is my grandfather's middle name and he's always pronounced it al-o-wish-us. I don't know if that's an approved alterantive pronunciation. He may pronounce it that way because of his Irish accent.
Dutch pronunciation is ah-lo-EE-see-us. Also spelled Aloïsius in Dutch. [noted -ed]

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