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Louis

Wei Jie Tan
By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 48 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Selvakumar Mariappan (Technical Specialist)

Gender: Male

Origin: German, French, German

Meaning: Famous Warrior

Pronunciation: loo-ee, luˈi, L UW IH S

Popularity Rank: #718

On this page:

  • 1. Louis Meaning
  • 2. Louis Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Louis
  • 4. Louis Translations in other languages
  • 5. Louis Name Popularity
  • 6. Louis popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Louis
  • 8. Latest News about Louis
  • 9. Names similar to Louis

Louis Meaning

From the Germanic name Hludwig, meaning 'famous warrior'. It has been a common name among European royalty and French kings.

Louis also means "Famous Warrior, Renowned Warrior, Famous in Battle, Famous warrior.".

Louis is commonly found in France, United States of America, United Kingdom, and 92 more countries.

Louis Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: loo-ee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): luˈi

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L UW IH S

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Louis Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Louis is recorded 84,903 times globally, ranking it as the 718th most common name worldwide.

Louis is most prevalent in France, with 30,064 occurrences, making it the 109th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Louis is found among 1 in every 43 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Louis Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
France#1091 : 43
United States of America#4941 : 157
United Kingdom#2731 : 77
South Africa#2181 : 334
Belgium#1001 : 72
Netherlands#3691 : 146
Hong Kong#1621 : 176
Malaysia#5951 : 888
Nigeria#7671 : 656
Canada#3401 : 218
Cameroon#1801 : 298
Singapore#2661 : 424
Italy#1,7331 : 974
Germany#6561 : 305
Switzerland#3821 : 271
Chile#1,0861 : 1,086
Mexico#2,1821 : 1,763
Algeria#2,5311 : 3,010
Peru#1,8211 : 2,262
Colombia#3,1411 : 3,145
Ghana#3691 : 458
Morocco#3,0351 : 2,854
Ireland#5801 : 268
China#2771 : 439
Mauritius#2921 : 374
Taiwan#1901 : 746
Spain#2,6481 : 2,224
Macao#1791 : 450
Saudi Arabia#10,2891 : 12,685
United Arab Emirates#3,3561 : 4,462
Egypt#9,9021 : 10,571
Malta#1251 : 146
Luxembourg#2081 : 245
Lebanon#1,4501 : 1,373
Kuwait#3,1531 : 4,878
Tunisia#3,9151 : 4,611
Denmark#5751 : 695
Oman#4,3961 : 5,445
Namibia#4471 : 1,167
Brazil#5,4521 : 7,805
Cyprus#1451 : 246
Israel#4,4961 : 3,305
Panama#1,7011 : 2,207
Qatar#3,3741 : 5,335
Syrian Arab Republic#6,1711 : 6,190
Guatemala#1,9571 : 2,590
Palestine#4,9381 : 4,368
Philippines#1,4981 : 3,237
Costa Rica#2,0181 : 1,927
Iraq#13,9251 : 17,331
Sudan#9,4351 : 18,928
Haiti#51 : 131
Austria#1,6561 : 1,667
Portugal#1,7321 : 2,418
India#8,0331 : 13,870
Bolivia#3,3311 : 5,522
Greece#1,4101 : 1,663
Russia#7,3951 : 7,824
Sweden#1,9231 : 2,065
Japan#1,2521 : 2,024
Turkey#15,0761 : 26,162
Jamaica#1,2551 : 2,224
Norway#1,5551 : 2,655
Puerto Rico#6161 : 987
Argentina#4,3611 : 7,998
Botswana#1,1351 : 3,395
Bahrain#5,8971 : 11,422
Libya#11,7651 : 26,256
Iran#6,6031 : 8,788

List of countries the name Louis is rarely found

  • Brunei Darussalam: 17 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 16 occurrences
  • Angola:15 occurrences
  • Jordan:15 occurrences
  • Uruguay:15 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 14 occurrences
  • Finland: 14 occurrences
  • Czechia: 13 occurrences
  • Poland: 12 occurrences
  • Burundi:11 occurrences
  • Ecuador:10 occurrences
  • Hungary: 9 occurrences
  • Maldives: 9 occurrences
  • Albania: 8 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:8 occurrences
  • Croatia: 7 occurrences
  • Yemen:6 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 4 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 4 occurrences
  • Estonia:3 occurrences
  • Djibouti:2 occurrences
  • Iceland:2 occurrences
  • Korea: 2 occurrences
  • Burkina Faso:1 occurrences
  • Lithuania:1 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 1 occurrences

Louis popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Louis from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Louis

📰 Latest News about Louis

Stay updated with the most recent news about Louis. Read on to catch up with Louis's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 24, 2024 10:34 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Erik ten Hag is facing the same humiliation Louis van Gaal suffered at Manchester United - The Telegraph
    Source: The Telegraph | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Naomi Osaka Pregames the French Open With a Louis Vuitton Show - ELLE
    Source: ELLE | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Lestat Invades Louis' Thoughts in 'Interview With the Vampire' Sneak Peek - Collider
    Source: Collider | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Stray Kids's Felix Looked Princely at Louis Vuitton Cruise Show - Teen Vogue
    Source: Teen Vogue | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Louis Vuitton pays homage to Barcelona architect Antoni Gaudí in 2025 Cruise Collection - The Associated Press
    Source: The Associated Press | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • How Nicolas Ghesquière’s Louis Vuitton cruise 2025 show paid homage to Spain - Style
    Source: Style | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Sophie Turner wows in a baby pink co-ord as she joins Hollywood stars Ana De Armas and Jennifer Connelly at Lo - Daily Mail
    Source: Daily Mail | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Louis Saha makes prediction for FA Cup final - dazn.com
    Source: dazn.com | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Top reactions: RB Louis Rees-Zammit puts on a show at Chiefs OTAs - Chiefs Wire
    Source: Chiefs Wire | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus discusses making of her Princess Diana-inspired wedding dress - The Independent
    Source: The Independent | Published on: May 23, 2024

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