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Aloysius meaning and name origin

Aloysius \a-loy-sius\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Ahlois, Aloess, Alois, Aloisio, Aloisius, Aloisio, Aloj, Alojzy, Aloys, Lewis, Louis, Ludwick, Ludwig and Lutwick.

For more information, see also related names Aloiki and Elois.

Baby names that sound like Aloysius are Aloisius and Ulysses.

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Popularity of Aloysius

Aloysius is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Aloysius for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Aloysius with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Aloysius
Popularity of Aloysius