First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: Better
- French: Renowned fighter (German) Warrior
- Old German: Warrior maiden
First name variations: Loes, Luise, Louisa, Louisiana, Luisa, Loise, Loyce, Lisette, Luana, Luane, Luwana, Lou, Lu, Lulu, Lulie, Ouise, Ouisa, Eloise, Eloisa, Aloysia, Liusadh, Louise
Last name origins & meanings:
- Portuguese and Galician: from a local variant
personal names Luis or Eloi (see Loy).
- Greek (also Loes): from a Greek form of the French personal
name, Louis. The name is found especially in Cyprus, which was
under French rule for a time in the Middle Ages. It may also be a
shortening of Loizos, patronymic Loizidis, which have
the same origin.
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