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

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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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