First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: Better
  2. French: Renowned fighter (German) Warrior
  3. Old German: Warrior maiden

First name variations: Elouise, Ell, El, Loes, Luise, Louisa, Louisiana, Luisa, Loyce, Lisette, Luana, Luane, Luwana, Lou, Lu, Lulu, Lulie, Ouise, Ouisa, Aloysia, Liusadh, Louise, Aloess, Alosius, Aloys, Lewis, Louis, Ludwick, Ludwig, Lutwick, Aloysius

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Portuguese and Galician: from a local variant personal names Luis or Eloi (see Loy).
  2. 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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