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A classic name with a long tradition and connection to many countries, Louis comes into English via the Old High German Ludwig, meaning ‘famous in war’. Deeply entrenched in European history, this was also the name of no less than 18 French kings. A name fit for royalty, it radiates energy and playfulness, all packed in within its two short syllables.

Rank in the year 2015

Louis was ranked #560 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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