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What does Aloysius mean?

Aloysius Pronunciation of Aloysius as a boys' 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. Also form of Elois.


ASSOCIATED WITH warrior, 16th century, saint, kings


VARIANTS Ahlois, Aloess, Alois, Aloisio, Aloisius, Aloisio, Aloj, Alojzy, Aloys, Lewis, Louis, Ludwick, Ludwig, Lutwick





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How popular is Aloysius?

Aloysius is an unusual first name for males. Aloysius is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Aloysius reached its apex rank of #373 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aloysius name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aloysius outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Aloysius listed in the Top 2000 are Louis (#263 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Lewis (#546), Alois, Aloys, Clovis, Ludwig and Luigi. These relations of Aloysius were favored as birth names during 1880-1889 (USAGE OF 1.18%) and are now significantly less conventional (USAGE 0.1%, 91.2%), with forms like Aloysius becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aloysius, Alois, Aloys, Clovis, Lewis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louis, Ludwig, Luigi in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adonis, Aeolus, Agathius, Agustus, Akillius, Albertus, Albis, Albys, Aldis, Aldous, Aldus, Aleksi, Aleksio, Aleksios, Aleksius, Alexios, Alexis, Alexius, Alexus, Alfaeus (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alfonsin, Alfonsino (see Alfonso), Alfonsus, Alfonzus (see Alphonse), Algis, Allisoun, Allyson, Allyster, Aloin, Alonso, Alouf, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphonsus, Altus, Alvis, Alviss, Alvys, Alwis, Alwyss, Alyster, Ambrosius, Amoss, Anastius, Andrius, Anstasius (see Anastasios), Antonius, Aonghus, Arcadius, Arcelius, Arius, Arkadius, Arminius, Arsenius, Ascanius, Atanasius (see Athanasios), Augustus, Aurelius, Blasius, Cassius, Celsius, Claudius, Cleytus, Dionysius, Dionysus, Eligius, Flavius, Florus, Giorgius (see George), Olympus, Onofrius, Pontius and Stasius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aloysius.

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