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Louis

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151k Lewis (English)
< 1k Loic (French)

How popular is the baby name Louis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 833 5 828 #19 boy name
1881 746 0 746 #19 boy name
1882 858 6 852 #18 boy name
1883 805 9 796 #19 boy name
1884 892 6 886 #19 boy name
1885 814 5 809 #19 boy name
1886 855 9 846 #19 boy name
1887 798 7 791 #19 boy name
1888 891 7 884 #19 boy name
1889 846 9 837 #19 boy name
1890 871 11 860 #19 boy name
1891 802 16 786 #19 boy name
1892 873 8 865 #22 boy name
1893 828 12 816 #22 boy name
1894 877 8 869 #21 boy name
1895 921 8 913 #21 boy name
1896 880 9 871 #22 boy name
1897 840 9 831 #23 boy name
1898 874 12 862 #27 boy name
1899 779 9 770 #26 boy name
1900 1,112 14 1,098 #26 boy name
1901 805 8 797 #25 boy name
1902 918 6 912 #25 boy name
1903 906 17 889 #25 boy name
1904 947 11 936 #26 boy name
1905 995 14 981 #25 boy name
1906 1,111 10 1,101 #22 boy name
1907 1,123 12 1,111 #25 boy name
1908 1,332 15 1,317 #22 boy name
1909 1,250 19 1,231 #24 boy name
1910 1,597 28 1,569 #24 boy name
1911 1,855 17 1,838 #21 boy name
1912 3,613 22 3,591 #20 boy name
1913 4,289 31 4,258 #20 boy name
1914 5,538 43 5,495 #20 boy name
1915 6,568 50 6,518 #23 boy name
1916 6,848 31 6,817 #22 boy name
1917 6,826 55 6,771 #23 boy name
1918 7,136 52 7,084 #24 boy name
1919 6,703 43 6,660 #28 boy name
1920 7,026 59 6,967 #28 boy name
1921 7,295 49 7,246 #29 boy name
1922 7,160 63 7,097 #27 boy name
1923 7,129 53 7,076 #27 boy name
1924 7,095 57 7,038 #28 boy name
1925 6,868 68 6,800 #29 boy name
1926 6,584 71 6,513 #30 boy name
1927 6,732 68 6,664 #29 boy name
1928 6,356 63 6,293 #32 boy name
1929 6,046 52 5,994 #32 boy name
1930 5,863 52 5,811 #34 boy name
1931 5,478 58 5,420 #37 boy name
1932 5,191 56 5,135 #39 boy name
1933 4,723 32 4,691 #40 boy name
1934 4,722 44 4,678 #40 boy name
1935 4,648 32 4,616 #42 boy name
1936 4,455 36 4,419 #44 boy name
1937 4,382 27 4,355 #46 boy name
1938 4,412 22 4,390 #47 boy name
1939 4,251 27 4,224 #49 boy name
1940 4,356 32 4,324 #50 boy name
1941 4,469 30 4,439 #50 boy name
1942 5,174 22 5,152 #51 boy name
1943 5,060 29 5,031 #53 boy name
1944 4,698 21 4,677 #54 boy name
1945 4,510 30 4,480 #55 boy name
1946 4,948 29 4,919 #63 boy name
1947 5,803 26 5,777 #64 boy name
1948 5,413 29 5,384 #64 boy name
1949 5,262 30 5,232 #65 boy name
1950 4,982 27 4,955 #66 boy name
1951 5,119 28 5,091 #76 boy name
1952 4,939 23 4,916 #79 boy name
1953 5,013 32 4,981 #78 boy name
1954 4,861 18 4,843 #81 boy name
1955 4,797 19 4,778 #82 boy name
1956 4,927 27 4,900 #82 boy name
1957 4,719 28 4,691 #86 boy name
1958 4,469 22 4,447 #94 boy name
1959 4,334 29 4,305 #100 boy name
1960 4,152 24 4,128
1961 3,981 20 3,961
1962 3,614 21 3,593
1963 3,638 15 3,623
1964 3,600 15 3,585
1965 3,293 18 3,275
1966 3,015 24 2,991
1967 2,919 21 2,898
1968 2,738 28 2,710
1969 2,650 24 2,626
1970 2,668 22 2,646
1971 2,537 18 2,519
1972 2,128 21 2,107
1973 1,915 12 1,903
1974 1,953 17 1,936
1975 1,826 13 1,813
1976 1,805 23 1,782
1977 1,879 18 1,861
1978 1,776 20 1,756
1979 1,851 13 1,838
1980 1,808 20 1,788
1981 1,826 23 1,803
1982 1,712 17 1,695
1983 1,778 16 1,762
1984 1,725 16 1,709
1985 1,701 19 1,682
1986 1,706 24 1,682
1987 1,692 9 1,683
1988 1,720 16 1,704
1989 1,853 17 1,836
1990 1,835 15 1,820
1991 1,731 5 1,726
1992 1,621 5 1,616
1993 1,588 7 1,581
1994 1,420 10 1,410
1995 1,368 9 1,359
1996 1,290 7 1,283
1997 1,309 0 1,309
1998 1,180 0 1,180
1999 1,142 0 1,142
2000 1,139 5 1,134
2001 1,096 0 1,096
2002 1,147 5 1,142
2003 1,101 0 1,101
2004 1,050 0 1,050
2005 1,001 0 1,001
2006 1,001 0 1,001
2007 936 0 936
2008 906 0 906
2009 883 0 883
2010 916 0 916
2011 919 0 919
2012 1,056 0 1,056
2013 1,066 0 1,066
2014 1,220 0 1,220
2015 1,206 5 1,201

Want to know about the popularity of the Louis baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 395,210 babies born with the name Louis in the United States. That's more than enough Louis to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 833 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Louis" was in 1921 with a total of 7,246 babies. (That's a lot of baby Louis)

According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Louis" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 56 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 4,948 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Louis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Louis as well as things modernly associated with the name Louis such as celebrities named Louis.

Origin and Meaning of Louis

The name "Louis" is of German origin, and it means "Famed Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong is a musician specializing in dixieland, jazz, swing, and traditional pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1914 to 1971. Louis was born in 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan is a religious leader. Louis was born in 1933 as Louis Eugene Wolcott in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States.

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Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno is a bodybuilder, actor, and personal trainer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1971 to present. Lou was born in 1952 as Louis Jude Ferrigno in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur is a scientist. Louis was born in 1822 in Dole, France.

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Louis Garrel

Louis Garrel is an actor, director, screenwriter, and cinematographer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Louis was born in 1983 in Paris, France.

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Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr. is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1957 to present. Louis was born in 1936 as Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Louis

Louis Ck
Louis Ck Tour
Louis Vuitton
Louis Zamperini
Louis Vuitton Belt
Louis Tomlinson
Louis Berger
Louis Gaines

Alternative Meanings

L is for love, everlasting.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Your name in reverse order is "Siuol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Soliu". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Louis born Jun 3, 1986

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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