Gender Feminine
Scripts Λωΐς(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈloʊ.ɪs/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Greek λωίων (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 & CulturesLoida(Spanish)
Same SpellingLoís, Lois 2
User SubmissionsLòis, Loïs, Lois


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Entry updated May 29, 2020