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Lewis Meaning


What does Lewis mean?

The name Lewis is of English and German origin.

The meaning of Lewis is "famous warrior".

Lewis is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lew-is.

The Given Name Lewis

English form of the French name Louis which is in turn a form of the German name Ludwig. Ludwig is derived from the elements Hlud meaning "fame" and wig meaning "warrior".

Lewis falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lewis Black, Lewis Carroll, and Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 546 in baby name popularity for boys with 506 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 542 in baby name popularity for boys with 518 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Lewis Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lewis has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lewis to other names.

Lewis Related Names

Lewis is a form of Louis.

Famous Lewiss

  • Lewis Black ~ Actor
  • Lewis Carroll ~ Writer
  • Lewis Hamilton ~ Driver

Lewis Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Lewis.

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Lewis Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lewis in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lewis.

Just for fun, see the name Lewis in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lewis in Nautical Flags page.