Alois - boys name

Alois name popularity, meaning and origin

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Alois name meaning:

The name Alois is primarily a male name of German origin, although it enjoys usage in various forms across different cultures including Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Dutch. The name means "famous warrior" or "renowned fighter," derived from the Old Germanic name Hlodowig, which evolves into Ludwig in German. This etymology emphasizes attributes of strength, valor, and fame, suggesting a person who is both courageous and distinguished.

Alois has historical significance, with notable bearers such as Alois Alzheimer, the German psychiatrist and neuropathologist after whom Alzheimer's disease is named. The name's association with such a significant figure in medical history adds a layer of intellectual legacy and humanitarian contribution to its character.

In contemporary settings, Alois retains a classic and somewhat aristocratic allure, perhaps due to its royal and historical connections. It is less commonly encountered than its variations or derivatives, making it a unique choice for parents seeking a name with traditional roots, deep meaning, and a sense of nobility.

Origin: German

Famous warrior.

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