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Old 03-25-2020, 04:11 PM   #12
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Default Re: Question About the Name Louis

Originally Posted by DaBackpack View Post
It's pronounced both (or either). Louis Armstrong went as both LouEE and LouIS. King Louis XIV was LouEE.

Good heuristic:

French, Welsh, or otherwise European: LouEE always
American: Louie is LouEE. Louis is LouIS.
American = North American. Canada adopts this pronounciation.

Unsure about Quebec though.
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