Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LOO-is
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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

DiminutivesLew, Lou, Louie
Feminine FormsLouisa, Louise
Other Languages & CulturesChlodovech, Clodovicus, Ludovicus, Clovis, Hludowig(Ancient Germanic) Koldobika, Koldo(Basque) Loïc(Breton) Lluís(Catalan) Alojz, Alojzije(Croatian) Alois, Ludvík, Luděk(Czech) Ludvig, Loui(Danish) Lodewijk, Louis, Lowie(Dutch) Ludoviko, Luĉjo(Esperanto) Ludo(Flemish) Loïc, Louis, Ludovic, Clovis, Lou(French) Lois(Galician) Alois, Ludwig, Lutz(German) Alajos, Lajos(Hungarian) Lúðvík(Icelandic) Alaois(Irish) Aloisio, Alvise, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi, Gigi, Gino, Luigino, Vico(Italian) Ludis, Ludvigs(Latvian) Liudvikas(Lithuanian) Aloys, Aloysius(Medieval Occitan) Ludvig(Norwegian) Loís(Occitan) Alojzy, Ludwik(Polish) Aloísio, Luís, Luisinho(Portuguese) Luiz, Lula(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Alojz(Slovak) Alojz, Alojzij, Ludvik, Lojze(Slovene) Luis, Lucho, Luisito(Spanish) Ludvig, Loui, Love, Ludde(Swedish)
Surname DescendantLewis(English)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019