Lewis - Meaning Of Lewis, What Does Lewis Mean?

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Lewis Meaning


What does Lewis mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 640 in baby name popularity for boys with 379 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 is a form of the name Louis.

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 Carroll.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lewis in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Lewis Numerology page.

Lewis Numerology
Lewis in Hieroglyhics
Lewis in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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