What does Louis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Louis, Joe Louis, Joseph Louis Barrow(noun)

    United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)

Wiktionary

  1. Louis(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from French.

    "It is hardly a week since you called me your future husband, and treated me as such; now I am once more the tutor for you: I am addressed as Mr. Moore, and Sir; your lips have forgotten Louis."

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

  2. Louis(ProperNoun)

    A female given name

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Louis

    lōō′i, n. a French gold coin superseded in 1795 by the 20-franc piece—also Lou′is-d'or.—adjs. Lou′is-Quatorze′, characteristic of the reign of Louis XIV. (1643-1715), in architecture and decoration; Lou′is-Quinze, of that of Louis XV. (1715-74); Lou′is-Seize, of that of Louis XVI. (1774-92); Lou′is-Treize, of that of Louis XIII. (1610-43).

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. louis

    The name of a military order in France, instituted by Louis XIV. in 1693. Their collars were of a flame color, and passed from left to right. The king was always grand master.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Louis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4191

How to pronounce Louis?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Louis in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Louis in a Sentence

  1. Marc Maron:

    Sadly, I knew what most people knew : There was a story out there, I guess going back several years, there were unnamed people in the story, it took place in a hotel room in Aspen. It was always out there, but then it would pick up momentum at different times, and I would ask Comedian Louis . about it. I would say, ‘ This story about you forcing these women to watch you jerk off, what is that, is that true ? ’ Comedian Louis . goes, ‘ No, it’s not true. It’s not real. It’s a rumor. ’ And I would say, ‘ Well, are you going to address it somehow ? Handle it ? Get out from under it whenever it shows up ? ’ ‘ Comedian Louis . ca n’t, I ca n’t do that. I ca n’t give it life, give it air. ’ That was the conversation.

  2. Matt Brooks:

    None of these Democrats went into those meetings with Louis Farrakhan not knowing who Louis Farrakhan was, at some point they made the decision that they were going to go ahead and meet with him.

  3. Mark Scheifele:

    Every game has been a battle, st. Louis has made us work for every inch and we know thats going to happen again in Game 5 going back home. Weve got to be prepared. Weve got to get our rest and be ready to battle.

  4. Kimberly Gardner:

    It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in nonviolent protest, and while we are fortunate this situation did not escalate into deadly force, this type of conduct is unacceptable in St. Louis.

  5. Marc Maron:

    And I would ask Comedian Louis . about it. I would say, ‘ This story about you forcing these women to watch you jerk off, what is that, is that true ? ’ Comedian Louis . goes, ‘ No, it’s not true. It’s not real. It’s a rumor. ’ And I would say, ‘ Well, are you going to address it somehow ? Handle it ? Get out from under it whenever it shows up ? ’ ‘ Comedian Louis . ca n’t, I ca n’t do that. I ca n’t give it life, give it air. ’ That was the conversation.

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