Lewis

Lewis - A very unique male name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lewis, meaning renowned warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #67. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lewis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lewis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lewis. The baby boy name Lewis was given to 328 baby boys in 2012, ranking #639 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,003 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lewis peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 66.



Famous with this name

Juliette Lewis
Damian Lewis
Charlotte Lewis


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Lewis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lewis is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #277 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,084.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lewis is where you live.


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Lewis origin and meaning

Lewis is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means renowned warrior. To see famous people named Lewis, pop culture references for the name Lewis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lewis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lewis, sorted by popularity.

Louis / Luis / Luke / Lucas / Lukas / Luca / Lucius / Lacy / Lucio / Luka /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012639
2011635
2010718
2009740
2008644
2007688
2006688
2005662
2004635
2003636
2002592
2001597
2000584
1999516
1998573
1997530
1996500
1995522
1994486
1993460
1992417
1991398
1990407
1989392
1988358
1987346
1986338
1985339
1984335
1983326
1982324
1981311
1980305
1979291
1978299
1977295
1976283
1975292
1974270
1973260
1972253
1971243
1970238
1969239
1968231
1967214
1966214
1965214
1964217
1963216
1962216
1961212
1960204
1959194
1958177
1957181
1956169
1955161
1954157
1953152
1952145
1951135
1950132
1949132
1948130
1947120
1946118
1945123
1944112
1943115
1942112
1941108
1940107
1939106
1938109
1937104
1936100
193598
193494
193390
193290
193186
193086
192984
192886
192780
192681
192578
192477
192374
192275
192171
192072
191974
191874
191769
191671
191570
191471
191372
191268
191166
191067

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota277
West Virginia323
Washington350
Utah359
Wisconsin394
Kansas415
Oregon438
North Carolina472
Ohio487
South Carolina519
Missouri521
Mississippi524
Iowa540
Alabama569
New York589
Oklahoma590
Indiana596
Michigan597
Georgia630
Virginia661
Illinois663
Massachusetts719
Tennessee733
Florida775
California861
Pennsylvania903
New Jersey1034
Texas1084

Even more about Lewis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lewis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lewis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lewis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,003
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +328

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