Girl name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Better
- French : Renowned fighter (German) Warrior
- Old German : Warrior maiden
Girl name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.