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Aloysius (M)>

Aloysius (male)

Variants:Alois (M) Alojzy (M) Lewis (M) Llewelyn (M)
Lesser Synonym(s):Louis (M)
Feminine form:Aloisia (F) Aloisie (F) Éloise (F)
Source(s): English Parish Register
The Oxford Names Companion, OUP

English, German and Dutch. Italian in the Middle Ages.

ONC suggests Aloysius is derived from a Provençal version of Louis which is ultimately from Old German "famous warrior".

FreeREG has Aloysius as a Latinised version of Lewis [Irish] or Llewelyn [Welsh], used in old documents. Search on Aloysi* to cater for Latin endings.