US Popularity:952
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Renowned warrior; Famous in battle
From the celebrated author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, to lauded actor Daniel-Day Lewis, a boy called Lewis is in good company! Lewis, an English variant of Louis, is of German origin and means "renowned warrior" or "famous in battle." It has many variations in Latin, French, and Gaelic languages that all point to the same sentiment of strength and courage. With the name Lewis, you can hope to instill your baby boy with a fearless optimism for life.

Famous People Named Lewis

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • C. S. Lewis
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
    Musician, Singer
  • Jerry Lewis
  • John Lewis
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Lennox Lewis
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Lewis Hamilton
    Racecar Driver
  • Ray Lewis
    Football Player
  • Richard Lewis

Lewis Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lewis is currently #777 on The Bump
Boy:Lewis is currently #203 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lewis is currently #952 in U.S. births
Boy:Lewis is currently #320 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 55
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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