An example of Louis is Brad Pitt's character in the movie Interview with the Vampire.
Origin of LouisFrench ; from Old French Loeis; probably via Medieval Latin Ludovicus ; from Old High German Hludowig ; from Germanic base an unverified form hluda-, famous (; from base of loud) + an unverified form wiga-, war, hence, literally , famous in war; in the form Lewis, sometimes an adaptation of Welsh Llewelyn
- 778-840; king of France & emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (814-840): son & successor of Charlemagne
- 1214-70; king of France (1226-70): canonized as Saint Louis, his day is Aug. 25
- 1423-83; king of France (1461-83): son of Charles VII
- 1462-1515; king of France (1498-1515)
- 1601-43; king of France (1610-43): son of Henry IV
- 1638-1715; king of France (1643-1715): his reign encompassed a period of flourishing Fr. culture: son of Louis XIII: called the Sun King
- 1710-74; king of France (1715-74): great-grandson of Louis XIV
- 1754-93; king of France (1774-92): reign marked by the French Revolution: guillotined: grandson of Louis XV
- 1785-95; titular king of France (1793-95): son of Louis XVI
- 1755-1824; king of France (1814-15; 1815-24): brother of Louis XVI
- (born Joseph Louis Barrow) 1914-81; U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion (1937-49)
- 1901-71; U.S. jazz trumpeter & singeralso called Satchmo
- 1930-2012; U.S. astronaut: first man to step onto the moon
- A male given name.