Louis name popularity, meaning and originName Popularity: 99%
Louis name meaning:
Names don't come much more French than Louis. After all there have been a total of 18 French monarchs who have borne the name. Most notably Louis XVI who lost his head during the Revolution.
The name Louis, like the British counterpart - Lewis, means 'famous warrior' or 'famous in battle'.
Louis evolved from an old German name Chlodwig. After a Germanic tribe had invaded Gaul in the Dark Ages the name morphed into Clovis and eventually Louis.
CategoriesSaints names, Victorian names
Related namesLouis , Aloisia, Aloysius , Eloisa , Lewis , Lou , Louie , Louisa , Ludovic , Luis , Luisa , Luiza , Lula
Other boys names beginning with L
Overall UK ranking: 50 out of 4789
1240 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (74)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Louis
The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Louis from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Louis in 2023