What does Lou mean?
Lou has 1 masculine form: Louis.Kreatif forms: Lelou, Loule, Louse. [more]
How popular is Lou?
Lou is a very popular first name for females (#604 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11758 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lou for girls. Lou reached its top rank of #157 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Lou are Lucy (#62 last year), Lola (#236), Luella, Lula, Lulu, Luana, Lu, Louann, Louella and Louise. These relations of Lou were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (median #358) and are now significantly less widespread (#845, ▼76%). Lucy has historically been a favorite of parents, though Lola has gained in popularity, while versions like Louella, Louise, Louann, Lou and Lula have become less popular.
Thinking of names?
Lou▼ is pronounced similarly to La-, Lea▼, Leah▲, Lee▼, Leia▲, Leya, Lia▲ and Liya. Other recommended similar baby names are Aju, Bo, Coe, Con, Cor, Doe, Dot, Dru, Io, Jo▼, Joi, Joy▲, Lal, Lib, Lil, Lin, Lior, Lis, Liv, Liz▼, Loir, Lois▼, Lona▼, Loni, Lora▼, Lori▼, Lory, Lotus, Love, Luz▼, Lyn▼, Lys, Lyz, Mo, Noa, Noe, Nour, Pru, Ros, Roz, Soo, Su, Thu, To, Tru, Zoe▲ and Zoi. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lou.