Lois Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: from a local variant personal names Luis or Eloi (see Loy). Greek (also Loes): from a Greek form of the French personal name, Louis. The name is found especially in Cyprus, which was under French rule for a time in the Middle Ages. It may also be a shortening of Loizos, patronymic Loizidis, which have the same origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Lois Family Origin

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Lois Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    57%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lois. The most common Lois occupation in the USA was Laborer. 57% of Lois's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lois family was Merchant.

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Lois Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Lois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lois in 1960 was 57, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lois

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