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The name Lois is of Greek origin, and means famous soldier.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lois has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lois
Use of the Name Lois for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
328,598 31,440 663 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lois has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lois last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1983, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lois
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188021153  
188120553  
188220765  
188319576  
188420784  
1885183105  
1886187116  
1887176129  
1888204121  
1889185154  
1890178175  
1891162206  
1892160242  
1893152260  
18941403089177
1895144311  
1896123388  
1897111457  
18981144668538
18991174168328
190011557788310
1901109488  
1902985949867
1903926648848
1904907279318
1905887629758
19068879960416
19078589676313
1908801,02466916
1909731,15656622
1910761,26980615
1911671,503  
1912632,14381030
1913592,55265647
1914513,41667258
1915474,77472867
1916435,15070672
1917435,48683359
1918425,87383662
1919405,97673476
1920386,55991957
1921386,89679373
1922356,95188162
1923277,80676674
1924229,30778474
1925189,56581467
1926199,80789856
19271910,50572181
19281810,41773976
19291710,28070578
19301710,10267187
1931209,34169376
1932209,52063190
1933198,64868076
1934208,38278762
1935217,98683556
1936267,219  
1937296,93494944
1938336,50386652
1939356,03885352
1940386,130  
1941436,094  
1942446,42793351
1943436,106  
1944475,530  
1945485,144  
1946555,700  
1947645,697  
1948705,073  
1949734,914  
1950834,507  
1951854,523  
1952864,361  
1953914,216  
19541093,956  
19551243,418  
19561353,222  
19571452,874  
19581542,622  
19591622,486  
19601752,272  
19611832,097  
19622011,785  
19632171,580  
19642311,414  
19652481,207  
1966278920  
1967315758  
1968341668  
1969399568  
1970427517  
1971447460  
1972505343  
1973540311  
1974565285  
1975676222  
1976763189  
1977819183  
1978769201  
1979877175  
1980957155  
1981839186  
1982883174  
1983983148  
Totals:  328,598 1,961

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lois as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Lois appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 104 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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