First name origins & meanings:
- German: Famed warrior
- Latin: Soothing
First name variations: Lewis, Lewes, Luis, Louie, Lewie, Lou, Lu, Ludwig, Ludvig, Luigi, Lodovico, Luthias, Llewellyn, Clovis, Chlodwig, Lajos, Luyciyan, Lushun, Louis, Lucian
Last name origins & meanings:
- Polish: from the personal name Lew ‘lion’, adopted as a
translation of Leon (see Lyon 2).
(Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Lev.
- English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill or burial-mound, Old
English hlǣw, or a habitational name from Lew in
Oxfordshire, named with this word.
- Chinese: variant of
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