Lewis

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Anglo-Norman, from Old French Louis

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Lewis

  1. A male given name of Norman origin, the English form of Louis.
  2. An English patronymic surname​.
  3. A Welsh surname; anglicized form of Llewellyn.
  4. The Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
  5. The title given to a partially apprenticed Freemason who is normally the Master or Son of a practicing Freemason; One practising or learning the degrees of Freemasonry after introduction to the degrees and before full induction or before becoming a Worshipful Brother.

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  • 1595 William Shakespeare: Third Part of King Henry the Sixth: Act III, Scene III:
    And tell false Edward, thy supposed king,
    That Lewis of France is sending over masquers,
    To revel it with him and his new bride.
  • 1994 Joseph Heller: Closing Time ISBN 0671746049 page 42:
    They named me Lewis and called me Louie as though my name was Louis, and I never saw the difference until Sammy pointed it out. And even then, I still don't see much difference.

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