Lewis (surname)

Lewis (surname)

Family name
Pronunciation Lewis
Region of origin Normandy, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales.
Related names Lewes, Louis, Luis
Footnotes: 1990 Census Name Files

Lewis is a surname in the English language. It has several independent origins.

One of origins of the surname, in England and Wales, is from the Norman


Television and film


List of people having surname Lewis


  • List of people having surname Lewis 1
    • Music 1.1
    • Television and film 1.2
    • Sports 1.3
    • Literature 1.4
    • Modelling 1.5
    • Business 1.6
    • Politics 1.7
    • Military and naval 1.8
    • Economics 1.9
    • Science 1.10
    • Visual art 1.11
    • Religion 1.12
    • Philosophy 1.13
    • Law 1.14
    • Stage 1.15
    • Other 1.16
  • List of fictional characters having surname Lewis 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Lewis is the 23rd-most common surname in the United Kingdom.[3]

." Levi such as "[2],Jewish surnames of several like-sounding Americanization is also an Lewis. The surname Lewis", which has also been Anglicised as Lughaidh, meaning "son of Mac Lughaidh surname Gaelic Another is the [1], rugby league footballer of the 1920s, '30s and '40s for Castleford

  • Grant Lewis, American NHL ice hockey player
  • Greg Lewis (wide receiver), American football player
  • Guy Lewis, American basketball coach
  • Harry Lewis (boxer), American boxer
  • Hayley Lewis, Australian swimmer
  • Herbie Lewis (hockey), Canadian hockey player
  • Jackie Lewis, British racing driver
  • Jamal Lewis, American football player
  • Jensen Lewis, American baseball player
  • Jim Lewis (racehorse owner), owner of racehorse Best Mate
  • Jimi Lewis, English hockey player
  • Joe Lewis (footballer), English footballer
  • John Henry Lewis (1914–1974), boxer
  • Jon Lewis, English cricketer
  • Kevin Lewis (football player), American football linebacker
  • Kirstin Jean Lewis, South African archer
  • Lennox Lewis, English boxer
  • Leo Lewis, American football player
  • Lionel Lewis, Singaporean footballer
  • Luke Lewis, Australian rugby league player
  • M. Lewis, Surrey cricketer
  • Maia Lewis, New Zealand cricketer
  • Mark Lewis (Arena Football League), American football player
  • Mark Lewis (baseball), American baseball player
  • Mark Lewis-Francis, British athlete
  • Martin Lewis (basketball), American basketball player
  • Martyn Lewis (badminton), British badminton player
  • Marvin Lewis, American football coach
  • Mick Lewis, Australian cricketer
  • Michael Lewis (safety), American Football player for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Michael Lewis (wide receiver), American Football player for the New Orleans Saints
  • Mo Lewis, American football player
  • Oliver Lewis, American jockey
  • Panama Lewis (born 1945), American boxing trainer
  • Percy "Plum" Lewis, South African cricketer
  • Percy Lewis (born 1927), Trinidad and Tobago/British boxer of the 1950s and '60s
  • Rashard Lewis, American basketball player
  • Rawl Lewis, Grenadian cricketer
  • Ray Lewis (American football) (born 1975), American football player
  • Ray Lewis (runner), Canadian athlete
  • Reg Lewis, English footballer
  • Reggie Lewis (1965–1993), American basketball player
  • Ricky Lewis, American soccer player
  • Roderick Lewis, American football player
  • Scott Lewis (left-handed pitcher), American baseball player
  • Stacy Lewis (born 1985), American golfer
  • Steve Lewis (athlete), American athlete
  • Stuart Lewis-Evans, British Formula One driver
  • Tamsyn Lewis, Australian athlete
  • Ted "Kid" Lewis (Gershon Mendeloff), English world champion Hall of Fame welterweight boxer
  • Trey Lewis, NFL Defensive Tackle
  • Thomas Lewis (football) (born 1972), American football wide receiver in the NFL
  • Tim Lewis, American football player
  • Thyron Lewis, American football player
  • Tony Lewis, Welsh cricketer
  • Trevor Lewis, American hockey player
  • Vernon Lewis, American football player
  • Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league player
  • Wilf Lewis (1903–1976), Welsh international footballer
  • Literature




    Military and naval



    Visual art






    List of fictional characters having surname Lewis

    See also


    1. ^ The National Library of Wales
    2. ^ "Learn about the family history of your surname".   for the surname "Lewis".
    3. ^ British surnames