Gender: Male Meaning of Louie: "renowned warrier" Origin of Louie: Variation of Louis, German and French Louie's Popularity in 2018: #908

The name Louie is a boy's name meaning "renowned warrier". Louie is ranked #908 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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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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!