Lou Name Meaning & Origin

Lou

Pronunciation: LOO (key)

Origin of the name Louis:

Derived from the Old French Loeis, which is from the Old High German Hluodowig (famous in war), a compound name composed from the elements hluod (famous) and wīg (war, strife). Var: Lewis, Luis.

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Lou and Olu are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Lou Reed, American guitarist and vocalist of The Velvet Underground, successful solo artist, "Godfather of Punk," and a prominent figurehead in Rock N' Roll History.
Lou Diamond Phillips, actor in many movies and in the hit TV/Netflix series Longmire as Henry Standing Bear.

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