Dictionary of Medieval Names
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Louis m. Old High German hlūt, lūt, Old Saxon hlūd from Proto-Germanic *hlūdaz, *hlūþaz 'loud; famous, renowned' + Old Saxon, Old English wig, Old High German wīc 'war, battle'.

The name of several early kings of Frankish tribes, three 9th C kings of the Franks, two 9th C kings of Italy and Roman Emperors, two 13th C French saints, a 14th C Holy Roman Emperor, twelve medieval kings of France, a 14th C king of Hungary and Poland, and a 16th C king of Bohemia and Hungary.

Spelling variants using w are typical of English and Scots.

Austria
Latin
837 hludouuici (gen) UBEnns-1 VI; 859 Hludouuici (gen) UrkStyria 6, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. 6; 860 Hludouuici (gen) ibid. 7; 864 Loͮdewici (gen) ibid. 8, Loͮdewicus (nom) ibid. 8; 1093 Ludwich (nom) ibid. 87, Ludwici (gen) ibid. 87; 1231 Lodewico (abl) UBEnns3 II, Lodewicus (nom) ibid. II
Belgium
Latin
694 Ludouici (gen) CartStBav 2; 1212x1213 Lodvicus (nom) OvdFB 2; 1256 Ludovico (abl) OHZI-II no. 3
Middle Dutch
1336 Lodewike (dat) RSG1336-39 p. 35; 1356 Lodewick AM6 p. 9; 1410 Lodewyc (nom) ibid. p. 21
Dutch
1597x1598 Lodewyck BoonenGes p. 324, Lodewycx (gen) ibid. p. 343, Loycx (gen) ibid. p. 387, Loys ibid. p. 326
Old French
1262 Loeys (nom) OvdFB 5
Brabant
Latin
1312 Ludovicus (nom) JeanIII p. 11
Czech Republic
Latin
1345 Lvdovicvs (nom) CDEM-7.2 614; 1372 Ludovicus (nom) LDFPUP1 p. 29; 1382 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 10; 1383 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 11; 1387 Ludwikus (nom) ibid. p. 14; 1388 Ludwicus (nom) ibid. p. 15; 1400 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 20
1350 Ludlinus (nom) Rössler1 53; 1356 Ludwicze (nom) chlumecky 169; 1358 Lowko (nom) ibid. 459, p. 39
Denmark
Latin
1320 Lodwici (gen) MIRGPCM4 XVI-III; 1362 Lodwigs (gen) ibid. XVI-V
England
Latin
1337 Lodovico (dat) MHCG2 459; 1379 Lodewysus (nom) WRYPT1 p. 5; 1561 Lodovicus (nom) RegSoABap p. 3; 1563 Lodowicus (nom) ibid. p. 7; 1564 Lodovici (gen) ibid. p. 9; 1564/5 Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 9; 1564 Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 9; 1565 Lodvicus (nom) ibid. p. 10; 1567 Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 13; 1568 Lodovicus (nom) RegSoAMar p. 5; 1571 Lewis (gen) RegSoABap p. 17
Dutch
1576 Ludovicus AuFr Cornelissen; 1577 Lowijs ibid. Capelle; 1578 Lowijs ibid. Capellen; 1582 Lowijs ibid. Capelle; 1583 Lodewijck ibid. Capelle; 1585 Lowijs ibid. Capelle; 1586 Lowijs ibid. Burchtgrave; 1588 Lowijs ibid. Dorner, Lowys ibid. Dorner; 1589 Lowijs ibid. Burchgrave; 1591 Lowijs ibid. Capelle; 1593 Lowijs ibid. Capelle; 1596 Lodewijck ibid. Brun
Middle English
1406 Lowys EEW p. 13
Early Modern English
1543 Lewes WillsInv LXXXIX; 1547 Lewis ExMar 1b; 1551 Lewis StAnthonlin p. 8; 1556 Lewes bruton1 p. 28; 1557 Lewes ibid. p. 109; 1558 Lewis RegSoABap p. 1; 1559 Lewes bruton1 p. 3; 1560/1 Lewis RegSASel p. 7; 1560 Lewis RegSoABap p. 2, Lodowick ibid. p. 2; 1561 Lewes bruton1 p. 31; 1562 Lewes BarnstapleBap p. 11, DEmar-vol1 p. 81; 1564 Lewes bruton1 p. 4; 1568 Lewes COmar-vol5 p. 126; 1569 Lewes bruton1 p. 38; 1578 Luis StAnthonlin p. 26; 1579 Lewes bruton1 p. 7; 1581 Lews ibid. p. 7; 1588 Lewes ibid. p. 118; 1589 Lewis DEmar-vol2 p. 17; 1592/3 Lewes bruton1 p. 121; 1592 lewes HWCP2 p. 11; 1597 Lewes BUmar-vol9 p. 9, RegSoAMar p. 18, Lewis bruton1 p. 56; 1598 Lewes ibid. p. 125, Lewis DEmar-vol2 p. 37; 1599 Lewis ibid. p. 42
Walloon
1581 Louys RWC p. 3; 1582/3 Louys ibid. p. 5; 1583 Louys ibid. p. 437; 1584 Louys ibid. p. 8; 1590 Louis ibid. p. 13, Louys ibid. p. 14; 1590/1 Loys ibid. p. 441; 1590 Loys ibid. p. 441; 1591 Louys ibid. p. 16; 1591/2 Loys ibid. p. 20; 1591 Loys ibid. p. 563; 1592 Louys ibid. p. 22, Loys ibid. p. 22; 1592/3 Loys ibid. p. 25; 1593/4 Louys ibid. p. 31, Loys ibid. p. 30; 1593 Loys ibid. p. 564; 1594 Loys ibid. p. 33
Estonia
Middle Low German
1364 Lodewich BbRT p. 334; 1400 Lodewich ibid. p. 342; 1404 Lodewich ibid. p. 343; 1407 Lodewich ibid. p. 344; 1416 Lodewich ibid. p. 348; 1427 Lodewich ibid. p. 351; 1434 Lodewych ibid. p. 357; 1435 Lodewich ibid. p. 358
1364 Ludike BbRT p. 334; 1379 Ludike ibid. p. 336; 1383 Ludike ibid. p. 336; 1384 Ludike ibid. p. 338; 1408 Ludike ibid. p. 345; 1416 Ludike ibid. p. 347; 1421 Loeuweke ibid. p. 349; 1425 Ludike ibid. p. 350; 1428 Ludeke ibid. p. 352; 1429 Ludeke ibid. p. 353; 1434 Lüdeke ibid. p. 357; 1435 Ludeke ibid. p. 357; 1436 Luedeke ibid. p. 358; 1524x1532 Ludika (gen) Saareste1923b p. 137, Ludyck (nom) Saareste1923a p. 138, Luto (nom) ibid. p. 103
France
Latin
693 Hludowico (abl) DCEL-2 Add. V; 808 Hlodoici (gen) CartNoaille II, Hlodowih (nom) ibid. II; 825 Hludovici (gen) InsMacon V, Hludovico (abl) ibid. V; 832 Lodouico (abl) CartRed I; 833 Hlodouuici (gen) ibid. V, Holodouuico (abl) ibid. VIII; 833x834 Hlodouuici (gen) ibid. IX; 834 Hlodouici (gen) ibid. II, Hlodouuici (gen) ibid. IV, Holodouuico (abl) ibid. III, Lodouici (gen) ibid. II, Lodouicus (nom) ibid. II; 854 Hludovici (gen) InsMacon VII; 862 Hludovici (gen) ibid. IX; c862 Hludovici (gen) ibid. VIII; 878 Hludovici (gen) ibid. XII, Hludovico (abl) ibid. XII, Hludovicus (nom) ibid. XII; 909 Ludovico (abl) St-Barnard-Romans no. 77; 933 Ludovici (gen) ibid. no. 147; 1117 Ludovici (gen) CartStPC XI; 1121 Lodvico (abl) clairvaux-12thc 1, Ludovico (abl) CartYonne1 CXXXII, clairvaux-12thc 1; 1123 Ludovico (abl) CartYonne1 CXXXV, Lugdovico (abl) ibid. CXXXIV; 1124 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. CXXXVII; 1131 Lodovico (abl) clairvaux-12thc 4, Ludovico (abl) CartNDSaintes XXIII, clairvaux-12thc 4; 1133 Ludovico (abl) CartNDdOurscamp CXI, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. CXI; 1135 Ludovico (abl) HAP p. 371, clairvaux-12thc 6, Ludovicus (nom) HAP p. 371, clairvaux-12thc 6; 1137x1154 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 29; 1138 Ludovici (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIX, Ludovico (abl) ibid. LXXXIX; 1139 Ludovico (abl) HAP p. 372; 1141 Lodoico (abl) CartNDSaintes VII, Ludovico (abl) CartNDdOurscamp CXXXI; 1143 Ludovico (abl) HAP p. 373, clairvaux-12thc 10; 1145 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 11, Ludovico (abl) ibid. 11; 1146 Lodovico (abl) CartNDSaintes VIII; 1147 Ludovici (gen) clairvaux-12thc 14, Ludovico (abl) CartNDSaintes XXV, clairvaux-12thc 14; 1148 Ludovico (abl) CartNDSaintes XXIV; 1153 Lodovico (abl) ibid. IX; 1154 Ludovico (abl) clairvaux-12thc 27; 1156 Ludovico (abl) CartYonne1 CCCLXXXII; 1157 Ludovico (abl) clairvaux-12thc 32; 1158 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 33; 1160 Ludovico (abl) CartNDdOurscamp CXIV; 1163 Ludovicus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 101, Ludowicus (nom) ibid. 101; 1167 Lodovico (abl) CartNDSaintes X; 1171 Ludovico (abl) clairvaux-12thc 139; 1175 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 162; 1248 Ludovicus (nom) HAP p. 381; 1256 Ludewico (abl) hennes-vol1 161, Ludovici (gen) OHZI-II no. 2; 1262 Ludovico (abl) StOuen p. 3; 1309 Ludovico (dat) HistHdVParis no. 1; 1345 Ludowici (gen) CDEM-7.2 625, Ludowico (dat) ibid. 625, Ludowicum (acc) ibid. 625; 1378 Ludovici (gen) hanquetvol1 872, Ludovico (dat) ibid. 842, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 336, Ludowici (gen) ibid. 172; 1454 Ludovicus (nom) MHCG2 223; 1465 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 232; 1471 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 235; 1480 Ludovico (dat) ibid. 245; 1503 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 278; 1534 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 305
1378 Loysulus (nom) hanquetvol1 1381
Old French
1292 Looys (obl) HistHdVParis p. 110; 1296 Looÿs paris1296 p. 36; 1301 Alous (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 275, Alout (obl) ibid. p. 275; 1303 Looye (nom) ArchCambIII p. 151; 1313 Laoys Paris1313 p. 29, Loys ibid. p. 26; 1327 Loys MemDocMan-2 p. 176; 1348 Loiz (obl) MHN DXVIII, Loys (obl) ibid. DX
1296 Loÿset paris1296 p. 29
Middle French
1358 Louis LeCoq p. 382; 1365 Loys ActsCharlesV no. 225a; 1366/7 Loys ibid. no. 386; 1367 Loys ibid. no. 394; 1388 Lois thierry; 1392 Loys MemBret-II col. 599; 1415[1469x1471] Loys Waurin p. 225; 1418 Loys DdB1418 p. 200, HGParis p. 376; 1421 Louis HAP p. 399, Louys favier, Loys Laroche no. 6, favier 188; 1423 Loys ibid. 374; 1438 Loys ibid. 389; 1440 Loys Laroche no. 5; 1454 Loys MHCG2 223; 1466 Loys HistHdVParis no. 5; 1477–1478 Loys Laroche no. 4; 1479 Loys ibid. no. 1; 1480 Loys ChartBB III; 1482 Loys HAP p. 401; 1493 Loys MSR1838 p. 377; 1504 Loys MHCG2 279; 1527 Loys HAP p. 403; 1529 Loys HistHdVParis no. 7; 1562 Loys RegPCC-1 p. 7; 1563 Loys ibid. p. 22; 1564 Loys ibid.; 1565 Loys ibid. p. 118; 1566 Loys ibid. p. 198; 1567 Loys ibid. p. 286; 1568 Loys ibid. p. 373; 1570 Loys ibid. p. 433; 1571 Loys ibid. p. 437; 1572 Loys ibid. p. 505; 1587 Loys RTFProvins 153; 1588 Louis raymond1588 p. 570
1418 Loyset DdB1418 p. 212, HGParis p. 386; 1423 Loyset favier 247
Germany
Latin
814 Hludovicus (nom) quix-vol1 86, Hludowici (gen) ibid. 86; 815 Hludovici (gen) InsMacon III, Hludovicus (nom) ibid. III; 816 Hludovici (gen) ibid. IV, Hludovicus (nom) ibid. IV, Luduuuicus (nom) FRA-XXXL 9; 819 Loͮdewici (gen) UrkStyria 5, Loͮdewicus (nom) ibid. 5, hludouuicus (nom) CartStBav 3; 825 Ludovicus (nom) InsMacon VI; 828 Lothowici (gen) OrkGZ no. 29; 834 Hlodewici (gen) HambUrk-vol1 VIII, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. VIII, Hludowici (gen) ibid. VIII; 842 Hludouuici (gen) ibid. X, Hludouuico (abl) ibid. X, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. X, Hludowici (gen) quix-vol1 87, Hludowicus (nom) ibid. 87; 844 Ludowici (gen) ibid. 2; 855 Ludewici (gen) ibid. 3, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 3, Ludowicus (nom) FRA-XXXL 14; 857 Hludouuici (gen) ibid. 16; 858 Hludouuici (gen) HambUrk-vol1 XIV, Hludouuico (abl) ibid. XIV, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. XIV, Ludovico (abl) ibid. XIV; 864 Hludouuici (gen) ibid. XVI, Hludouuico (abl) ibid. XVI, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. XVI; 865 Ludovici (gen) ibid. XVII, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. XVII; 871 Hluodouici (gen) quix-vol1 45, Ludouicus (nom) ibid. 45, Ludouuici (gen) ibid. 45; 877 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 94, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 94, Ludowici (gen) ibid. 94; 888 Hluthuici (gen) HambUrk-vol1 XXII, Hluthuuici (gen) ibid. XXII; 891 Lodowicus (nom) ibid. XXIV; 902 Hlodewici (gen) quix-vol1 8, Hlodewicus (nom) ibid. 8, Lodewici (gen) ibid. 8; 904 Hludouuici (gen) UrkStyria 13, Hludouuicus (nom) ibid. 13, Hludovuici (gen) ibid. 13; 910 Lodewici (gen) quix-vol1 9, Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 9; 1103 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 79; 1147 Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 29; 1165 Ludowicus (nom) ibid. 93; 1180 Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 34; 1197 Ludovicus (nom) hennes-vol1 2; 1207 Lodhevicus (nom) ibid. 8; 1210 Lodvico (abl) CDL-1.1.1 IV; 1212 Ludovicus (nom) hennes-vol1 12; 1214 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 15; 1215 Lodewicus (nom) quix-vol2 126; 1217 Ludewicus (nom) hennes-vol1 28; 1218 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 32; 1219 Ludewicum (acc) ibid. 41, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 41, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 36; 1221 Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 57, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 55; 1222 Lodewicus (nom) quix-vol1 74; 1222? Ludewicum (acc) quix-vol2 133; 1225 Ludewicus (nom) hennes-vol1 68; 1231 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 86; 1234 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 89; 1245 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 121; 1248 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 129; 1249 Ludewici (gen) ibid. 131, Ludewico (abl) ibid. 131, Ludewicum (acc) ibid. 131, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 131; 1254 Ludewici (gen) ibid. 155; 1257 Lodewico (dat) quix-vol1 114, Lodewicus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. L; 1258 Lodowico (abl) hennes-vol1 185, Ludewico (abl) ibid. 172, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 176, Luduvicus (nom) ibid. 181; 1259 Lodewicus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI; 1260 Lodowicus (nom) hennes-vol1 191, Ludwicus (nom) ibid. 187; 1265 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 206, Ludwicus (nom) ibid. 204; 1271 Lodewico (abl) ibid. 220, Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 220, Ludewici (gen) ibid. 215; 1273 Ludewici (gen) ibid. 229; 1274 Lodewicus (nom) ibid. 234; 1277 Ludwicus (nom) ibid. 256; 1278 Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 264; 1280 Loduwicus (nom) ibid. 268, Lodvicus (nom) ibid. 270; 1281 Ludewico (abl) ibid. 278, Ludewicus (nom) ibid. 277; 1282 Ludowico (abl) ibid. 282; 1284 Lodvico (abl) ibid. 297, Ludewico (abl) ibid. 296; 1287 Ludewicum (acc) ibid. 307; 1288 Lodvici (gen) ibid. 311, Lodvicum (acc) ibid. 311; 1290 Lodwicus (nom) ibid. 319; 1292 Lodewici (gen) UrkMeck1 no. LXXXIX; 1322 Lodewicus (nom) VFBStralsund 79; 1401 ludewico (dat) HD1401 no. 22, ludowico (dat) ibid. no. 87
1259 Ludeke (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI, Ludeko (nom) ibid. XXXI; 1305 Ludeke (nom) CDL-1.2.1 CXCIII; 1313 Ludeke (nom) VFBStralsund 23
Middle High German
1282 Lodewige (dat) hennes-vol1 284; 1293 Lodwich (nom) UrkWitt-II 187, Lodwigen (dat) ibid. 187, Lodwiges (gen) ibid. 189, Ludewich (nom) UrkHeil1 53, Ludewiges (gen) ibid. 53, Ludwiges UrkWitt-II 187, Lvdwich (nom) ibid. 187; 1322 Ludowich (nom) UrkHeil1 101; 1333 Ludowig (nom) ibid. 134; 1339 Ludwig (nom) ibid. 151
Early New High German
1419 Ludweig (nom) mairhofer DCCXI; 1420 Ludweigen (dat) ibid. DCCXV; 1497 Ludwig Nurn1497 35, Luͤdwig ibid. 195
Hungary
Latin
1351 Ludouicus (nom) CDH-IX-II I
Ireland
Early Modern English
1524 Lewis Fiants-1 7; 1526/7 Lewis ibid. 15
Italy
Latin
827 Hludouuici (gen) FRA-XXXL 11; 855 Ludouuici (gen) ibid. 15, Ludowici (gen) ibid. 15; 1226 Ludovicus (nom) hennes-vol1 70; 1245 Ludowicus (nom) ibid. 120; 14thC aloisij (gen) DSS3-1 p. 9; 1330 Luiduvicus (nom) UrkHeil1 120; 1351–53 Aloysio (dat) MHN DXXXI, Ludovico (abl) ibid. DXXXI; 1360[1370] Loigius (nom) Livi 262; 1367 Lodovicho (abl) ibid. 168, Lodovichus (nom) ibid. 155, Lodovici (gen) ibid. 155, Loisius (nom) ibid. 144, Loysius (nom) ibid. 165, Ludwicus (nom) SMM p. 130; 1368 Lodovicho (abl) Livi 217, Luysio (abl) ibid. 217; 1461 Ludovicus (nom) MHCG2 230; 1470 Loysio (abl) RCCaetani6 XXI-62, Loysius (nom) ibid. XXI-62; 1478 Loysi (nom) ibid. 2720, Ludovico (abl) ibid. 2720; 1488 Ludovico (abl) CID-3 XCIII; 1490 Ludovici (gen) VitAs2 I, Ludovico (abl) ibid. I; 1491 Ludovicum (acc) MHCG2 250; 1521 Ludovici (gen) VitAs2 III; 1522x1532 Loysius (nom) DSF p. 52, 30, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 57, 25; 1527 Aloisius (nom) Rome1527 p. 84, Ludovici (gen) ibid. p. 83, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 87
Italian
1513x1521 Lodovicho LeoX p. 30, Ludovico ibid. p. 14
Latvia
Latin
1286 Lodewico (dat) RigSB 1029; 1289 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 19; 1290 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 223; 1291 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 634; 1295 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 754; 1301 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 863; 1304 Lodewico (dat) ibid. 901; 1319 Lodewici (gen) ibid. 380
1298 Ludiken (dat) RigSB 264
The Netherlands
Latin
814x815 Ludovici (gen) OrkGZ no. 27, Ludowici (gen) ibid. no. 27; 834 Lothowici (gen) ibid. no. 30; 838 Lothowici (gen) ibid. no. 33
Middle Dutch
1383 Ludekens (gen) GesOIJ-4 p. 186
Poland
Latin
1232 Ludowicus (nom) hennes-vol1 87; 1251 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 141; 1288 Lodewicus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXXXIV; 1289 Lodewicus (nom) ibid. no. LXXXVI
1251 Ludeko (nom) hennes-vol1 141
Spain
Latin
896 Leudevici (gen) CDCB-XV MMXX, Ludovigo (abl) ibid. MMXIX; 898 Ludevicho (abl) ibid. MMXXI; 899 Ludovico (abl) ibid. MMXXII; 1487 Lodovici (gen) carbonell-I p. 11, Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 10; 1488 Lodovici (gen) ibid. p. 16, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. p. 17; 1489 Lodovici (gen) ibid. p. 34, Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 34; 1490 Lodovici (gen) ibid. p. 40, Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 40; 1491 Lodovici (gen) ibid. p. 53, Lodovicus (nom) ibid. p. 60
Catalan
1510 Aloy valencia1510 1719, Lois ibid. 4099, Luis ibid. 3154
Spanish
1540 Luis SanzSerrano; 1575 Luis Catalogo-5.2 3829; 1576 Luis ibid. 3886
Sweden
Old Swedish
1419 Lydeke (nom) SDHK no. 19230
Switzerland
Latin
2h12thC Lodouico (abl) CartChart 6, Lois (nom) ibid. 6; 1134 Ludovico (abl) CartHaut 1; 1135x1185 Lodouico (abl) CartChart 1; 1154 Lodoico (abl) CartHaut 5, Lodoicus (nom) ibid. 5; 1161 Ludoico (abl) ibid. 11; 1162 Lodoici (gen) ibid. 12; 1163 Lodoicus (nom) ibid. 13; 1165 Lodoico (abl) ibid. 16; 1210 Lodouicus (nom) CartChart 4; 1211 Lodouici (gen) ibid. 5, Lodouicus (nom) ibid. 5; 1235 Ludovicum (acc) CLC p. 47; 14thCx1478 Ludovicus (nom) Ob-SPVn (2); 1348 Ludovico (dat) MHN DXIV, Ludovicum (acc) ibid. DXIV, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXIV; 1349 Ludovici (gen) ibid. DXXI, Ludovico (abl) ibid. DXXI, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXIX; 1350 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXXIX; 1351 Ludovici (gen) ibid. DXXXVIII, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXL; 1352 Ludovico (abl) ibid. DXLV, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXLVII; 1353 Lodoycus (nom) ibid. DXXXIII, Ludovici (gen) ibid. DXLVIII, Ludovico (abl) ibid. DXLVIII, Ludovicum (acc) ibid. DXLIX, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DXLVIII; 1354 Ludovici (gen) ibid. DLIX, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. DLII, Ludowico (abl) ibid. DLIV; 1377 Ludovicus (nom) MHCG2 464; 1436 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 209, Ludovico (abl) ibid. 209, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 209; 1460 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 229; 1466 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 233, Ludovico (dat) ibid. 233, Ludovicum (acc) ibid. 233, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 233; 1475 Ludovico (dat) ibid. 239, Ludovicum (acc) ibid. 239, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 239; 1476 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 242; 1478 Ludovicum (acc) ibid. 244, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 244; 1492 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 251, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 251; 1492/3 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 253; 1492 Ludowicum (acc) ibid. 252, Ludowicus (nom) ibid. 252; 1493 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 256, Ludovico (abl) ibid. 254, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 254; 1494 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 259; 1497/8 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 263, Ludovico (abl) ibid. 263; 1498 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 264; 1499 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 265, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 265; 1500 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 269; 1502 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 273, Ludovicum (acc) ibid. 273, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 273; 1503 Ludovici (gen) ibid. 276, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 276; 1508 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 283, Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 282; 1515 Ludovico (abl) ibid. 288; 1522x1524 Ludovicus (nom) ibid. 294; 1533 Ludovicum (acc) ibid. 303
Old French
1348 Lois (obl) MHN DXIII, Looys (nom) ibid. DXII; 1349 Loys (nom) ibid. DXVIII
Middle French
1350 Loys (obl) MHN DXXVII; 1351 Loys ibid. DXXXV; 1352 Loys ibid. DXLI; 1353 Loys ibid. DL; 1354 Loy ibid. DLIII, Loys ibid. DLIII; 1460 Loys MHCG2 229; 1501 Loys ibid. 271; 1507 Loys ibid. 260; 1514 Loys ibid. 287; 1528 Loys ibid. 297; 1537 Louys ibid. 306; 1538 Loys ibid. 309; 1545 Loys ibid. 314; 1550 Loys ibid. 319; 1553 Loys ibid. 328; 1577 Loys ibid. 343
Middle High German
1352 Ludwig (nom) MHN DXLVI
Early New High German
1451 Ludwig (nom) MHCG2 220; 1503 Ludwig (nom) ibid. 277, Ludwigen (dat) ibid. 277; 1524 Ludwigen (nom) ibid. 295
Wales
Early Modern English
1594 Lewis RegLlantrithyd p. 62; 1595 Lewis ibid. p. 34
Welsh
1543 Lewis RegCon1 p. 3
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Louis". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Louis.