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Origin and popularity of first name Louis Back

Origin of first name

Louis
(Fr.) Contraction of Ludovicus or Ludwig. (See Lewis.) (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: January 04 (Saint Louis)

Popularity of the first name Louis

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Geographical distribution of the first name Louis

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