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Lewis meaning and name origin
Lewis \le-wis\ as a boy's name is pronounced LOO-iss. It is of English origin. Anglicization of Louis (Old German, French) "renowned fighter". Author Lewis Carroll.Lewis has 4 variant forms: Lew, Lou, Louis and Luis.
For more information, see also the related name Aloysius. Baby names that sound like Lewis are Lewes and Les.
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Popularity of Lewis
Lewis is a very popular first name for men (#180 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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