Of Germanic origin.

It is a variant English form of the name Louis, deriving from Ludwig.

Means “renowned warrior”.

Feminine forms of the name are Louisa, Louise, Lulu.

Other forms of the name are Louie, Luis, Alois, Luisinho, Luiz, Ludvig, Luigi, Gino.

Famous bearers are Lewis Carroll, Lewis Hamilton, Lewis Smith, Lewis Gilbert, Lewis Collins, Lewis Milestone.

Lewis is a popular name in Scotland.