What does Louise mean?
Louise [louise] as a girls' name is pronounced loo-EEZ. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Louise is "famous warrior". 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▼.Creative forms:
(female) Lasse, Louisie, ..
(male) Louigo, Louile, .. Middle name pairings:
Louise Braylynn (L.B.), ..
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)
Louise reached its highest position of #18 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #1083 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Louise (#1083 from recent data) are Eloisa, Eloise (#256 from recent data), Heloise, Lois (#1882), Loise, Lola (#224), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louis, Louisa (#908), Louisiana, Lovisa, Lu, Luana, Luella (#1337), Luisa (#1130), Lula (#1994), Lulu and Ouida. These relations of Louise reached the top of their popularity 105 years ago (adoption of 1.9%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.2%, ▼89%). Lola is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Eloise appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Lou are no longer trendy.
Louise▼ is pronounced similarly to Leese, Liese, Lis, Lise, Lize, Loyce, Luce and Lyse. Other recommended names are Alise, Annise, Arlise, Blaise, Danise, Delise, Eilise, Elise▲, Elouise▼, Felise, Janise, Jolise, Joquise, Joyse, Lacie, Laisey, Lanie, Larisa, Laurice, Laurie▼, Laurine, Leisa, Lenis, Leonie, Letice, Lexie, Lexis, Lidie, Lilie, Lisa▼, Lisl, Loida, Loir, Loire, Lollie, Loni, Lonie▼, Lonnie, Loraine▼, Loree, Loria, Lorie▼, Loriel, Lorin, Lorine▼, Loris, Lorita, Lorne, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrie▼, Lotie, Lottee, Lourdes▼, Luane, Lucie, Luiza, Lusa, Lusine, Lyris, Marise, Rise, Rose▼, Rosse, Suse, Talise and Venise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louise.See names in meaning and etymology.