Meaning of LOUIS in English

LOUIS

/looh"is/ or, for 2, /looh"ee/ , n.

1. Joe ( Joseph Louis Barrow ), 1914-81, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1937-49.

2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "loud battle."

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .