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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.

Lois is also pronounced similarly to Lies, Lis, Lise, Liz, Loise, Lowise, Loyise, Luise and Lys. Other suggested similar baby names are Leisa, Lisa, Loir, Loris, Louisa and Luisa.

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Popularity of Lois

Lois is a very popular first name for females (#91 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#70668 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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