Louis

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

French form of Ludewig (see Hluodwic) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

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Louis
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Lûíse
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Luis
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Lúis
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Luui
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See also Aloys, Lajos (Hungarian), Lou, Louie, Lovis
For female forms see Louise

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Louis
Genitive: Louis'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Louis
Genitive: Louisin / Louis'n
Partitive: Louisia / Louista
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Louis
Genitive: Louis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Louis
Genitive: Louis'

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
1917
n.a.
1
n.a.
1916
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
598 2369 30 258 568 2111
Norway Norway[10]
404
n.a.
4
n.a.
400
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
786
n.a.
14
n.a.
772
Greenland Greenland[12]
66 304
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
7 28
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Louis (m) Sources: [9][8][10][11]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Louis (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Louis (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/