Louis vs Luke - What's the difference?

louis | luke |

As proper nouns the difference between louis and luke

is that louis is a given name derived from Germanic while Luke is a given name derived from Latin.

As an adjective luke is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
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  • * 1849 , Shirley , Chapter XXXVI:
  • "It is hardly a week since you called me your future husband, and treated me as such; now I am once more the tutor for you: I am addressed as Mr. Moore, and Sir; your lips have forgotten Louis ."
    "No, Louis , no: it is an easy, liquid name, not soon forgotten."



    (wikipedia Luke)

    Alternative forms

    * (rare biblical abbreviation)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.