Home > Louie


What does Louie mean?

Louie Pronunciation of Louie [louie] as a boys' name has the meaning "famous warrior". Louie is an alternate form of Louis (French, Old German).

Associated with: famous, warrior.


Louie has 2 variants: Lew and Lou.

3 more relations via Louis: Lewis, Luigi and Luis.

Creative forms:
(male) Lauie, Loule, ..

(female) Louied, Loule, ..

Middle name pairings:
Louie Jan (L.J.), ..

How popular is Louie?

Louie is a very popular first name for men (#514 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4046 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Louie reached its apex position of #248 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is at #967 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Louie (#967 via latest list) appearing in the Top 2000 are Luis (#106 via latest list), Louis (#297), Lewis (#569), Lou, Luigi and Lew. Usage of these forms of Louie was at its apex in the 1880s (average #570) and has become significantly diminished since (#1134, down 75.7%), with versions such as Lew becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louie, Lew, Lewis, Lou, Louis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luigi, Luis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louie, Lewis, Louis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Louie is pronounced similarly to Le, Lee, Loew, Loewe, Loewy, Lowe, Loy and Lugh. Other recommended names are Bodie, Bogie, Bowie, Cobie, Codie, Corie, Hobie, Howie, Jodie, Jorie, Kobie, Kodie, Lacie, Larie, Laurie, Locke, Lodge, Loki, Lonne, Lonnie, Lorin, Lorne, Louvel, Luce, Luiz, Luke, Mosie, Tobie, Tomie and Tonie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louie.

See names
in meaning and etymology.