Lois - Meaning of Lois

What does Lois mean?

[ 2 syll. loi(s), lo-is ] The baby boy name Lois is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced in English as LOW-ihS †. Lois is used chiefly in the German language and its origin is Old French. Lois is a short form of the name Aloys (German) as well as a variant of the name Aloysius (Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian).

See also the related categories, french and german.

Lois is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1909 with 0.012% of baby boys being given the name Lois. It ranked at #566 then. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is today of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Lois was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Lois has mostly been a girl name in the past century. In 1942, the name Lois was given to 128 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Lois include Lacee, Lacey, Lachey, Lachi, Lachie, Lachy, Laci, Lacie, Lacy, Lagi, Lais, Lajos, Lakee, Lalla, Langy, Lashi, Lasho, Laskee, Laskey, and Laski.

† Pronunciation for Lois: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"



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