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pinWhat does Louise mean?

Louise /loui-se/ 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.

Affiliated girl names: Cerise, Luana and Ouida.

Kreatif forms: Lase, Louisie. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Louise, Eloisa, Eloise, Lois, Lola in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louis, Louisa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lu, Luana, Luella, Luisa, Lula in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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.