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What does Louisa mean?

Louisa \lo(ui)-sa\ as a girls' name. Louisa's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of the name Louisa is "famous warrior". Louisa is a variation of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis. See also Ouida.


Louisa has 3 variants: Lluisa, Louiza and Luisa.

Louisa has 33 more different forms via Louise: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa, Eloise, Heloisa, Heloise, Lois, Loise, Lola, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luella, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula, Lulita and Lulu.


Louisa is a very popular first name for females (#810 out of 4276, Top 19%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Louisa for girls. Louisa reached its peak position of #151 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #973. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Louisa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louisa outside U.S.

Eloisa, Eloise (#300 in 2014), Lois, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa, Lula, Lulu and Ouida are the prominent related forms of Louisa (#973 in 2014) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5431%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0932%, down 82.8%), with versions like Louise, Luella, Luisa, Lula and Lulu falling out of fashion. Eloise (#300) and Lola (#236) are two of the more fashionable girl names here, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for both names. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Louisa and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eloisa, Eloise, Lois, Lola, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa, Louise, Lu in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Luella, Luisa, Lula, Lulu, Ouida in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eloise, Lois, Lola, Louise, Lovisa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Louisa is alike in pronunciation to Leisa, Lisa, Luiza and Lusa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louisa.