What does Louise mean?
Feminine of Louis; French version of Ludwig. Louisa was more common in the 18th and 19th centuries. Saint Louise (16th century) was co-founder with Saint Vincent de Paul of the nursing order Daughters of Charity. Author Louisa May Alcott; actresses Louise Brooks, Louise Lasser.
Louise▼ has 37 variants: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa▼, Eloise▲, Heloisa, Heloise, Lluisa, Lois▼, Loise, Lola▲, Lolita▼, Lou▼, Louella▼, Louisa▼, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luella▼, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula▼, Lulita and Lulu▼.more]
How popular is Louise?
Louise is a very popular first name for females (#83 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#34599 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Louise for girls. Louise reached its highest position of #18 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Louise and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Louise are Eloisa, Eloise (#300 from recent data), Lois, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louis, Louisa (#973), Lovisa, Lu, Luana, Luella, Luisa, Lula, Lulu and Ouida. These relations of Louise reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.48%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.08%, ▼83%). Lola is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Eloise appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Louise, Luella, Luisa, Lula and Lulu are no longer trendy.
Louise▼ is pronounced similarly to Leese, Liese, Lis, Lise, Lize, Loyce▼, Luce and Lyse. Other recommended similar baby names are Alise, Annise, Arlise, Blaise, Dalise, Danise, Delise, Denise▼, Doryse, Eilise, Elise▲, Elouise▼, Felise, Florise, Janise, Jolise, Joquise, Joyse, Lacie▼, Laine, Laisey, Lanie, Larisa, Laurice, Laurie▼, Laurine, Leisa, Leisel, Lenice, Lenis, Leoine, Leonie▼, Leonine, Letice, Lexie▲, Lexis, Lidie, Lilie, Lisa▼, Liset, Lisl, Livie, Loida, Loir, Loire, Lollie, Lonee, Loni, Lonie▼, Lonnie▼, Loraine▼, Loree, Lori▼, Loria, Lorie▼, Loriel, Lorin, Lorine▼, Loris, Lorissa, Lorita, Lorne, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrie▼, Lotie, Lotte, Lottee, Lotus, Louann▼, Louanne, Loucille, Loulou, Lourdes▼, Luane, Lucie▼, Lucine, Luiza, Lusa, Lusine, Lydie, Lyris, Marise, Maurise, Melise, Renise, Rise, Rose, Rosse, Suse, Talise and Venise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louise.