Louis meaning

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Louis is a male name with French origin.

An example of Louis is Brad Pitt's character in the movie Interview with the Vampire.

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A masculine name: dim. Lou, Louie; var. Lewis; equiv. L. Ludovicus, Ger. Ludwig, It. Luigi, Sp. Luis, Welsh Llewellyn, Llewelyn; fem. Louisa, Louise.
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A.d. 778-840; king of France & emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (814-840): son & successor of Charlemagne.
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1214-70; king of France (1226-70): canonized as Saint Louis, his day is Aug. 25
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1423-83; king of France (1461-83): son of Charles VII.
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1462-1515; king of France (1498-1515)
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1601-43; king of France (1610-43): son of Henry IV.
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1638-1715; king of France (1643-1715): his reign encompassed a period of flourishing Fr. culture: son of Louis XIII: called the Sun King.
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1710-74; king of France (1715-74): great-grandson of Louis XIV.
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1754-93; king of France (1774-92): reign marked by the French Revolution: guillotined: grandson of Louis XV.
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1785-95; titular king of France (1793-95): son of Louis XVI.
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1755-1824; king of France (1814-15; 1815-24): brother of Louis XVI.
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(born Joseph Louis Barrow) 1914-81; U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion (1937-49)
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A male given name.
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Origin of louis

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

    From Wiktionary