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Gender: Male Meaning of Louie: "renowned warrier" Origin of Louie: Variation of Louis, German and French Louie's Popularity in 2017: #964

The name Louie is a boy's name meaning "renowned warrier". Louie is ranked #964 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Celebrated in song—the rock 'n' roll classic "Louie, Louie"—this is a gregarious, friendly spelling of Louis not often used as a full first name. It reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015. It's a highly popular choice in England and Wales.

It's the given name of actor and comedian Louie Anderson.

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Famous People Named Louie

Louie Broady Nunn, American politician; 52nd governor of Kentucky
Louie Spence, English dance expert, choreographer and TV personality
Louis Silvie "Louie" Zamperini, American Olympic distance runner and WWII POW camp survivor; subject of book and film "Unbroken"
Louis Buller "Louie" Gohmert, U.S. congressman from Texas
Louie Bellson (born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni), American jazz drummer
Louie Perry Anderson, American actor, comedian and TV presenter
Louis "Louie" Dampier, American basketball player
Francisco Luis "Louie" Alas, Filipino basketball coach
Louis "Louie" Vito, American Olympic snowboarder
Loui Eriksson, Swedish ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the name Louie

Louie Duck, one of Donald Duck's nephews; brother of Huey and Dewey
Louie Capshaw, character in film "Mixed Nuts"
"Louie, Louie," song by The Kingsmen
King Louie, character in "The Jungle Book"
Louie, character in "We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story"
"Louie," TV series starring Louis C.K.
Uncle Louie, Harley Quinn's uncle in New 52 universe


bearcub27 Says:


I adore this name! I'm not a fan of nicknames as given names, but I really prefer the Lou-ee pronunciation of Louis, but, being in the States, most people pronounce it Lou-iss. This spelling gets around that whole conundrum!