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pinWhat does Aloysius mean?

Aloysius /aloy-sius/ as a boys' name is pronounced al-oo-ISH-us. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Aloysius is "famous warrior".

Latin version of Luigi or Louis, also related to Clovis and Ludwig. The name was rather common in Italy in the Middle Ages, and was by made popular by the 16th-century Italian saint Aloysius, patron saint of students. Sixteen kings of France bore the French form of this name, Louis.


Aloysius has 14 variants: Ahlois, Aloess, Alois, Aloisio, Aloisio, Aloisius, Aloj, Alojzy, Aloys, Lewis, Louis, Ludwick, Ludwig and Lutwick.

Related boy names: Aloiki and Elois.

Aloysius has 1 feminine form: Aloisia.

Kreatif forms: Aloysiusae, Aloysiusau, Alsius. [more]

pinHow popular is Aloysius?

Aloysius is an unusual first name for males. Aloysius is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Aloysius for boys. Aloysius reached its apex rank of #372 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aloysius name in U.S.

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

Popular variation forms of Aloysius listed in the Top 1000 are Louis (#289 in recent rankings), Lewis (#597), Luigi, Ludwig, Alois and Clovis. These relations of Aloysius were favored as birth names during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.604%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.159%, 73.6%), with forms like Alois, Clovis, Aloysius, Ludwig and Luigi becoming somewhat dated.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aloysius, Alois, Clovis, Lewis, Louis in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ludwig, Luigi in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Agustus, Aldus, Aleksios, Aleksius, Alexios, Alexis, Alexius, Alexus, Alfonsus, Alfonzus, Algis, Altus, Alviss, Alwyss, Alyster, Anastius, Andrius, Arius, Arsenius, Atanasius, Aurelius, Blasius, Dionysius, Dionysus and Stasius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aloysius.