Meaning of First Name: Lois
Lois is a very popular first name for women (#91 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#70668 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Lois \lois\ as a girl's name is pronounced LOH-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lois is "superior". Also possibly a variant of Louise (Old German) "famous warrior". Biblical: a first-century Christian, the grandmother of Timothy. Superman's girlfriend Lois Lane.
For more information, see also the related name Heloise.
Baby names that sound like Lois are Loise, Lise, Liz, Lisa, Leisa, Lia, Leia, Lou, Luise, Luisa, Loyise, Lowise and Louisa. Other similar baby names are Loir a
Census About Last Name: Cleary
From Irish cléireach meaning "clerk" (see CLARK)
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.