Lois f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Lois m for the male version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Creative spelling of Louise [1]

2) Latin spelling of the Greek name Λωις (Lois), probably derived from Greek λωιων (loion) = 'more desirable', 'better' [2]

3) Hebrew (?) name meaning 'agreeable, pleasing, better' [3] [1]

Related Names

Lois
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lois
Genitive: Lois'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lois
Genitive: Loisin
Partitive: Loisia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lois
Genitive: Lois'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lois
Genitive: Lois' / Lois

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
117 286 96 241 21 45
Norway Norway[5]
40
n.a.
36
n.a.
4
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
37
n.a.
31
n.a.
6
Denmark Denmark[7]
15
n.a.
14
n.a.
1
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lois.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk