What does Louisiana mean?
Louisiana \lo(ui)-siana\ as a girls' name. Louisiana's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of the name Louisiana is "famous warrior". Louisiana is a variant of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis. Rare as a name for girls.
Louisiana has 1 variant: Louisina.
Louisiana has 35 more related forms via Louise: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa▼, Eloise▲, Heloisa, Heloise, Lluisa, Lois▼, Loise, Lola▲, Lolita▼, Lou▼, Louella▼, Louisa▼, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiane, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luella▼, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula▼, Lulita and Lulu▼.
Louisiana is an uncommon first name for women. Louisiana is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Louisiana and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Louisiana (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Lola (#236 the previous year), Eloise (#300), Louisa (#973), Luella, Lu, Luisa, Lula, Lulu, Lovisa, Louise, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Eloisa and Lois. This girl name reached the height of its popularity during 1900-1909 and has become significantly less popular since, with forms like Louise, Luella, Luisa, Lula and Eloisa becoming somewhat dated. Eloise (#300) and Lola (#236) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these, with both names having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Louisiana is pronounced similarly to Luisana. Like Louisiana, this name is not commonly used.