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Origin and popularity of first name Lewis

Origin of first name

A contraction of Ludovicus, Latin for the Teutonic Ludwig, from Leod or Lud, the people, and wick, a castle the safeguard of the people. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: January 04 (Saint Lewis)

Popularity of the first name Lewis

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