What 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 1 feminine form: Aloisia.Creative forms:
(male) Alassius, Alsius, ..
(female) Aloyas, Aloysi, .. Middle name pairings:
Aloysius Morris (A.M.), ..
How 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)
Aloysius reached its apex rank of #373 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Aloysius listed in the Top 2000 are Louis (#297 in recent rankings), Lewis (#569), Luigi, Ludwig, Clovis, Aloys and Alois. These relations of Aloysius were favored as birth names during 1880-1889 (usage of 1.18%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.09%, ▼92.4%), with forms like Alois becoming somewhat dated.
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