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  1. #41
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    I always pronounce Louis as Loo-ee. (From NZ)
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  2. #43
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    I'm from the U.S. and live outside the city of Saint Louis which is pronounced like Lewis.
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  3. #45
    Midwest US here; I pronounce Louis as Louie/Loo-ee and Lewis as Loo-iss

  4. #47
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    Im American and I would pronouce Louis and Lewis the same and say Loo-ee as a nn for either. Although I'm not sure why, because the only Louis' I know of are Louis Armstrong and Louis C.K. I guess it's not particularly popular here.
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  5. #49
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    I prefer the Louie sounding version. I don't think it sounds as nice as Lewis/Louis. I would go with the French version. However because of the Even Stevens program and they had a Louis pronounced Lewis I believe more people would go with Louis pronounced as Lewis.
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