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Lois meaning and name origin
Lois \lois\ as a girl's name is pronounced LOH-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lois is "superior". Also possibly a variant of Louise (Old German) "famous warrior". Biblical: a first-century Christian, the grandmother of Timothy. Superman's girlfriend Lois Lane.
For more information, see also the related name Heloise. Baby names that sound like Lois are Loise, Lise, Liz, Lisa, Leisa, Lia, Leia, Lou, Luise, Luisa, Loyise, Lowise and Louisa. Other similar baby names are Loir and Loris.
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Popularity of Lois
Lois is a very popular first name for women (#91 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#70668 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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