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What does Lewes mean?

Lewes Pronunciation of Lewes [lewes] as a boys' name. The name Lewes means "famous warrior". Lewes is a version of Louis (French, Old German).

Associated with: famous, warrior.


Lewes has 2 variants: Lewis and Luis.

1 more relation via Louis: Lew.

Creative forms:
(male) Leges, Legwes, ..

(female) Lelee, Lewla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lewes Kain (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lewes?

Lewes is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Lewes is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Lewes (not ranked) are Lew, Lewis (#569 a year ago), Louis (#297) and Luis (#106). These forms of Lewes were at the top of their popularity 135 years ago (median #291) and have become much less common since (#743, 76% less usage), with forms like Louis becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lew, Lewis, Louis, Luis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lewes is alike in pronunciation to Les and Luce. Other suggested similar names are Dawes, Hawes, Kees, Keyes, Lee, Levey, Lexer, Lexis, Lexus, Loewe, Lowe, Lowel, Rees and Reyes. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lewes.

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