Louis

Louis - A very unique male name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Louis, meaning renowned warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #24. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Louis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Louis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Louis. The baby boy name Louis was given to 1,020 baby boys in 2012, ranking #312 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,609 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Louis peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 20.



Famous with this name

Louis C.K.
Louis Garrel
Louis Hynes


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Louis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Louis is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #141 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #586.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Louis is where you live.


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Louis origin and meaning

Louis is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means renowned warrior. To see famous people named Louis, pop culture references for the name Louis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Louis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Louis, sorted by popularity.

Luis / Luke / Lucas / Lewis / Lukas / Luca / Lucius / Lacy / Lucio / Luka /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012312
2011332
2010343
2009356
2008352
2007345
2006325
2005325
2004302
2003282
2002272
2001280
2000279
1999266
1998255
1997236
1996234
1995221
1994206
1993195
1992194
1991186
1990168
1989165
1988166
1987161
1986159
1985165
1984158
1983154
1982162
1981151
1980152
1979148
1978150
1977143
1976142
1975138
1974133
1973136
1972130
1971126
1970125
1969121
1968110
1967107
1966104
1965101
1964102
1963104
1962107
1961105
1960106
1959100
195894
195786
195682
195582
195481
195378
195279
195176
195066
194964
194865
194764
194663
194555
194454
194353
194251
194150
194050
193949
193847
193746
193644
193542
193440
193340
193239
193137
193034
192932
192832
192729
192630
192529
192428
192327
192227
192129
192028
191928
191824
191723
191622
191523
191420
191320
191220
191121
191024

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota141
Alaska173
Rhode Island186
Connecticut189
New York194
District of Columbia198
New Jersey201
Massachusetts203
Louisiana206
Wisconsin239
Pennsylvania247
Iowa255
Illinois255
Michigan258
Mississippi263
Missouri276
Kansas279
Hawaii281
Ohio282
Maryland291
Colorado293
California321
Virginia335
Indiana336
Nevada345
Arizona346
Florida372
Texas393
New Mexico402
Oregon407
Washington421
Nebraska421
North Carolina473
Kentucky485
South Carolina520
Alabama530
Oklahoma531
Georgia541
Utah551
Tennessee586

Even more about Louis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Louis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Louis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Louis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,609
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,020

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