Lewis
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
LOO-is
Meaning
Well-known fighter
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Lewis is a Medieval English variant of Louis. Louis originates in Germanic languages and means "well-known fighter". It is ultimately derived from Ludwig. It has always been a popular name among royalty and it used to be a very popular masculine given name in the United States as well. Lately, its usage has declined. It remains popular in French-speaking countries.

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Lewis Arquette - actor
Lewis Baker - football player
Lewis Carroll - author
Lewis Gilbert - film director
Lewis Kelly - football player
Lewis Milestone - film director
Lewis Porter - football player

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