Louie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Louie family

The surname Louie was first found in Lorraine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nancy and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. They held estates in both Lorraine and Brittany but the earliest records are in Lorraine. They were nobility in Lorraine from 1578 to 1724.

Early History of the Louie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Louie research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1629 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Louie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Louie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Louis, Loys, Lews, Luys, Lewey, Lewie, Looie, Luyie, Louyey and many more.

Early Notables of the Louie family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Louie family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine Luois who arrived in Louisiana in 1720; Francois Louis who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1752; Charles Louis who arrived in Louisiana in 1757.


Contemporary Notables of the name Louie (post 1700) +

  • May Louie, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996 [1]
  • Calvin Y. Louie, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Governor of California, 2003 [1]
  • Alexina Louie OC, FRSC (b. 1949), Canadian composer named Composer of the Year in 1986
  • Ka Louie Beltran, Philippine broadcast journalist and newspaper columnist
  • Louie Smotherman, retired American soccer player who played professionally in the USISL A-League
  • Louie Lee Wainwright (b. 1923), American Secretary of the Florida Division of Corrections from 1962 to 1987
  • Louie Joseph Torrellas (b. 1987), American Emmy Award winning actor, comedian, producer and writer, known for his work in Blood and Bone (2009), It Runs in the Family (2003) and Llama Cop (2014)
  • Louie R. Guenthner Jr., (1944-2012), American attorney, Kentucky State Representative from District 48 (Jefferson County) (1973-1988)
  • Louie Weaver III (b. 1951), American drummer for the Christian rock band Petra
  • Louie Giglio (b. 1958), American pastor speaker and founder of the Passion Movement


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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