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What does Alois mean?

Alois Pronunciation of Alois [alois] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Alois means "famous warrior". Alois is an alternate form of Aloysius (Old German): Latin variation of Luigi. Alois is also a form of Elois (Old German).

Associated with: famous, warrior.


Alois has 1 variant: Ahlois.

8 more alternative forms via Aloysius, Elois: Aloess, Aloisio, Aloisius, Aloj, Alojzy, Aloys, Lewis and Louis.

Creative forms:
(male) Arois, Avois, ..

(female) Alce, Aloza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alois Evin (A.E.), ..

How popular is Alois?

Alois is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alois reached its peak rank of #606 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alois name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alois outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Alois ranked in the Top 2000 are Aloys, Aloysius, Lewis (#569 in recent rankings) and Louis (#297). Other forms, like Alojzy, are uncommon. These relations of Alois were popular with parents during the years 1880-1889 (average #657) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1373, down 92%), with forms such as Louis becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alois, Aloys, Aloysius, Lewis, Louis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lewis, Louis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alois is pronounced similarly to Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Aly, Eli, Elia, Elie, Eliu, Elli, Eloi, Eloy, Ilia, Ilie and Ollie. Other recommended names are Addis, Adonis, Alain, Alair, Albie, Albin, Albis, Albys, Aldin, Aldis, Aldous, Aldus, Aleks, Alexis, Alfie, Alfio, Alfons, Algie, Algis, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allin, Aloiki, Aloin, Alon, Alonso, Alouf, Alpin, Alric, Altus, Aluin, Alvie, Alvin, Alvis, Alvise, Alviss, Alvys, Alwin, Alwis, Amos, Amoss, Aris, Arris, Arvis, Blais, Clovis, Eldis, Elis, Ellis, Elvis and Floris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alois.

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