Louis
Origin/Usage
French, Germanic
Pronunciation
LOO-is
Meaning
Well-known fighter
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Louis originates in Germanic languages and means "well-known fighter". It is ultimately derived from Ludwig. It has always been a popular name among royalty and it used to be a very popular masculine given name in the United States as well. Lately, its usage has declined. It remains popular in French-speaking countries.

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Louis Armstrong - musician
Louis Aragon - poet
Louis Bouche - artist
Louis Braille - Braille system inventor
Louis Carter - football player
Louis de Funes - actor
Louis Graff - baseball player
Louis Tomlinson - singer

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