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louis boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Old German: Famous warrior
  2. German: Famed warrior

First name variations: Ahlois, Aloess, Alois, Alosius, Aloisio, Aloys, Lewis, Ludwick, Ludwig, Lutwick, Aloysius, Lewis, Lewes, Luis, Louie, Lewie, Lou, Lew, Lu, Ludwig, Ludvig, Luigi, Lodovico, Luthias, Llewellyn, Clovis, Chlodwig, Lajos

Last name origin & meaning:

French: from the personal name Louis, derived from a Germanic personal name (the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty) composed of the elements hlod ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. This is recorded in Latin chronicles as Ludovicus (see Ludwig), and Chlodovechus, which became Old French Clovis, Clouis, Louis, a name borne by many French kings.

Famous people with this first name: Louis Malle

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Mel Gibson, Sandra Bullock

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