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 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)
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)