Lew - Meaning of Lew

What does Lew mean?

[ 1 syll. lew, le-w ] The baby boy name Lew is pronounced Luw- †. Lew has its origins in the Latin and Germanic languages, and it is used largely in Russian and English.

Lew is a variation (Russian) of Leo.

Lew is also a variation (English) of Louis (English and French).

Lev (Czech and Russian spelling variant) is a form of the name.

See also the related categories, english, latin, russian, and germanic (german).

Lew is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1908, 0.010% of baby boys were named Lew. Its ranking then was #647. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is currently of only very modest use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Lew, Leo was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Lew include Llewe, Lou, Lue, Lail, Laile, Lait, Lal, Lall, Lalle, Lao, Law, Lay, Layl, Layle, Leal, Leale, Leão, Lee, Leel, and Leele.

† Pronunciation for Lew: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"

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