What does Lewis mean?
Affiliated boy name: Aloysius.more]
How popular is Lewis?
Lewis is a very prominent first name for males (#180 out of 1220, Top 15%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#26 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Lewis for boys. Lewis was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #41 in the U.S. then, and is at #597 currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Lewis and related names. Aloysius, Lew, Lou, Louie, Louis (#289 last year), Ludwig and Luis (#99) are the popular varying forms of Lewis (#597 last year). Adoption of these relations of Lewis was more pronounced during 1900-1909 (average #398) and has become much lower since (#748, ▼58%), with forms like Lewis becoming less stylish. Luis is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here.
Thinking of names?
Lewis▼ is alike in pronunciation to Les▼ and Luiz. Other suggested similar baby names are Alwis, Bemis, Bevis, Denis▼, Kevis, Leif▼, Leonis, Levi▲, Levin, Lexis, Lexus, Regis▼, Reis and Tevis. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lewis.