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Lewis meaning and name origin

Lewis \le-wis\ as a boy's name is pronounced LOO-iss. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Lewis is "famous warrior". Anglicization of Louis. Author Lewis Carroll.

Lewis has 4 variant forms: Lew, Lou, Louis and Luis.

For more information, see also the related name Aloysius.

Lewis is also pronounced similarly to Les and Lewes. Another suggested similar baby name is Lexis.

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Popularity of Lewis

Lewis is a very popular first name for males (#180 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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