Aloysius

Aloysius m
English, German, and Dutch: of unknown origin, possibly a Latinized form of a Provençal version of LOUIS (SEE Louis). It was relatively common in Italy in the Middle Ages, and has subsequently enjoyed some popularity among Roman Catholics in honour of St Aloysius Gonzaga (1568–91), who was born in Lombardy.
Variant: German: Alois.
Cognates: Polish: Alojzy. Czech: Alois.

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  • Aloysius — is a first name. It is the Latin version of the names Louis, Lewis, Luis, Luigi, Ludwig. It is sometimes pronounced in English as if it were spelled Alawishus ( [æləw ɪʃəs] ). Among the famous holders of this name are: *Aloysius Ambrozic… …   Wikipedia

  • Aloysius — Aloysius,   italienisch Luigi [lu iːdʒi], Aloysius von Gonzaga, italienischer Jesuit, * Castiglione (bei Mantua) 9. 3. 1568 als Sohn des dortigen Markgrafen, ✝ Rom 21. 6. 1591; verzichtete 1585 auf sein Erbe und wurde Jesuit; starb beim Dienst an …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aloysius — Aloysius, ital. Name, bedeutet angeblich der alles Zermalmende. Merkwürdig sind: I. Heiliger: 1) St. A., s. u. Gonzaga; II. Fürst: 2) A. Joseph, Fürst von Liechtenstein, geb. 26. Mai 1796, Sohn des Fürsten Johann, folgte demselben am 20. April… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Aloysius — masc. proper name, from M.L. Aloisius, from O.Fr. Loois (see LOUIS (Cf. Louis)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aloysius — [al΄ō ish′əs, al΄ōē əs] n. [ML Aloisius; prob. < OFr Loeis: see LOUIS1] a masculine name …   English World dictionary

  • Aloysius — /al oh ish euhs/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning famous warrior. * * * (as used in expressions) Farley James Aloysius Sean Aloysius O Feeney Joyce James Augustine Aloysius * * * …   Universalium

  • Aloysius — noun /æl.əʊˈɪʃ.əs/ notably of a 16th century Italian saint. Mr and Mrs Aloysius Kirby announced the marriage of their daughter Katherine I knew neither the girl nor the man she was marrying. They must be circularizing the town. It was a funny… …   Wiktionary

  • Aloysius — (as used in expressions) Farley, James A(loysius) Sean Aloysius O Feeney Joyce, James (Augustine Aloysius) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Aloysius — Aloisius (auch: Aloysius) von Gonzaga (* 9. März 1568 in Castiglione delle Stiviere (bei Mantua, Norditalien), † 21. Juni 1591 in Rom) (eigentlich Luigi Gonzaga) gehört zu den in jungen Jahren gestorbenen Heiligen. Aloisius wurde heilig… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aloysius — Provenance. Vient du germain al et wis Signifie : tout et savant, sage Se fête le 25 août. Histoire. Les Aloysius sont fêtés avec les Louis . Roi de France, Louis IX, plus connu sous le nom de saint Louis, est né à Poissy, près de Paris, en 1214 …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

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