Louis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A French royal name, from Latin Ludovicus, from a Germanic (Frankish) name. Cognate to German Ludwig, which see for more information.

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Louis

  1. A male given name.
    • 1849 Charlotte Brontë, Shirley, Chapter XXXVI:
      "It is hardly a week since you called me your future husband, and treated me as such; now I am once more the tutor for you: I am addressed as Mr. Moore, and Sir; your lips have forgotten Louis."
      "No, Louis, no: it is an easy, liquid name, not soon forgotten."

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Proper noun[edit]

Louis ?

  1. A male given name, variant of Lodewijk.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic (Frankish) name, a compound of hlud (fame) + wig (warrior). Cognate to German Ludwig, which see for more information.

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Louis m

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Proper noun[edit]

Louis

  1. A male given name, variant of Ludwig.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin; see German Ludwig for more information.

Proper noun[edit]

Louis m

  1. A male given name

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