Aloysius

[al-oh-ish-uh s]
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noun

a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “famous warrior.”

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Aloysius

noun

Saint. full name Aloysius Luigi Gonzaga . 1568–91, Italian Jesuit who died nursing plague victims; the patron saint of youth. Feast day: June 21
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Word Origin and History for aloysius

Aloysius

masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Aloisius, from Old French Loois (see Louis).

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