Lois: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lois
Origin of the name Lois:
A borrowing of the Ecclesiastic Greek Lois, a name of uncertain meaning. It is borne in the Bible by the grandmother of Timothy, a companion of St. Paul. Its use in England began in the 16th century.
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Rather dull, old name. Would not bestow this name on any child in this generation.
On the contrary, I find Lois classic and beautiful. It's far more unusual and fresher-sounding these days than any "modern" name like Harper or Mackenzie.
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Lois is my sister's name.
One of my dearest friends is named Lois. She is one of the sweetest, kindest, most thoughtful people I know! This name has that meaning for me.
My name is Lois, and growing up my friends and family have called me Lola. I've never really liked my name, but hopefully I will grow into it.
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Lois Chiles, actress
Lois Maxwell, actress
Lois Nettleton, actress
Lois Lowry, author
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"Lois Lane" is Superman's love interest and a fiesty reporter for the Daily Planet.
Lois Flagston is one of the title characters in the newspaper comic strip "Hi and Lois."
Lois Griffin, a character on the TV series Family Guy