What does Lois mean?
Lois /lois/ as a girls' 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.
Affiliated girl name: Heloise.
Lois▼ has 36 relations via Louise: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa▼, Eloise▲, Heloisa, Heloise, Lluisa, Loise, Lola▲, Lolita▼, Lou▼, Louella▼, Louisa▼, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luella▼, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula▼, Lulita and Lulu▼.Kreatif forms: Loislo, Loissay, Lolois. [more]
How popular is Lois?
Lois is a very prominent first name for females (#91 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#30264 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lois for girls. Lois reached its apex rank of #21 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lois and associated names. Eloisa, Eloise (#300 2 years ago), Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa (#973), Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa, Lula and Lulu are the prominent variation forms of Lois ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Lois reached its peak during 1900-1909 (average #434) and is now significantly reduced (#900, down 82.4%). Lola has been the most common, while Eloise has become popular as well, and Louella has become less contemporary. (2014 Birth Statistics)