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lew

SHORT FORM OF:
lewis, louis
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*HLūDAZ WīG > CHLODOVECH
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old High German name “Chlodowich and Chlodovech”, composed of two elements: “*hlūdaz”, meaning (to hear, loud, sound, noise / famous) and “wīg”, meaning (fight, battle, fighter, able to fight). The name means “glorious in battle, famous warrior”. Directly from the root of the name derives, for example, “Ludwig” and from “Chlodovech”, for example, derive the masculine form “Clovis and Clodoveo”. Clovis I, “Latinized form Chlodovech”, king of the Franks and ruler of much of Gaul from 481 to 511, a key period during the transformation of the Roman Empire into Europe. His dynasty, the Merovingians, survived more than 200 years, until the rise of the Carolingians in the 8th century. While he was not the first Frankish king, he was the kingdom’s political and religious founder.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
aloysius, louis, lewis
FEMININE
english
louiza, luella, louisa, louise, louella
PET & SHORT FORM
english
clovis, lou, louie, aloy

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
aloysius, aloisius, ludovicus, chlodovechus, ludowicus, CLODOVICUS, Ludewicus

Italian - Medieval
Aloisio, Loysio
african - southern
lodewikus
afrikaans
lodewikus
albanian
luigj, luis
ancient germanic
chlodovech, chlodewig, chlodowich, hluodwic, ludewig, HLUDOWIG
basque
koldobika, luix
bosnian
klodvig, luj
catalan
lluÍs, clodoveu
croatian
alojz, klodvig, ljudevit, alojzije
czech
alois, ludvig, ludvík, chlodvík
danish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodevig, aloisius, ludwik, luis
dutch
aloysius, louis, lodewijk, lodewikus, ludovicus
esperanto
ludoviko
estonian
chlodowech
faroese
ludvík
finnish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, aloisius, luis, Lutviiki
french
louis, ludovic
galician
LOIS
german
klodwig, ludwig, alois, lovis, aloysius, louis, chlodwig, aloisius, luis
greenlandic
ludvig, louis, luutivik, Lûíse, Luui, Luuissi, Lûtivik
hungarian - magyar
lajos, klodvig
icelandic
ludvig, lúðvík, lúðvíg
irish
lewis
italian
lodovico, luigi, alvise, clodoveo, ludovico, Aluigi, Aligio, Aloise, Alvisio, Alviso, Elvisio, Ludovigo, Lodovigo, Aligi
latvian
Aloizs, Ludvigs, Ludis
lithuanian
chlodvigas, liudvikas
norwegian
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, ludwik, luis
old danish
ludvig
old norse
ludowicus, Lodvig, Lodvik
old swedish
Lodwig, Lodwik
polish
chlodwig, ludwik
portuguese
aloìsio, luÍs, aluìsio, clodovil, luiz
portuguese - brazilian
aloysio
scottish
lewis
slovak
alojz, chlodovik
slovene
ludvik, alojz, alojzij, Ludovik
spanish
luÍs, clodoveo, luis
swedish
ludwig, alois, lovis, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, lovin, ludwik, ludowicus, luis
welsh
louis, lewis

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Notable people and personalities​

Lew Grade (1906–1998), Ukrainian-british Media Proprietor And Impresario
Lew Temple (born 1967) American Film Actor
Lew Tendler (1898–1970) American Boxer