What does Louis mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Louis:

Princeton's WordNet

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

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


  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."

  2. Louis(ProperNoun)

    A female given name

  3. Origin: 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    lōō′i, n. a French gold coin superseded in 1795 by the 20-franc piece—also Lou′is-d'or.—adjs.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


  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

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