Meaning and Origin of Clovis - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Clovis

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Famous warrior; variation on Louis
  • German : Famed warrior

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : from the personal name Clovis, a derivative of the Germanic personal name Hlodovic, composed of the elements hlōd ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wīg ‘war’. The name is a doublet of Louis (see Lewis).