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What does Louisiana mean?

Louisiana /loui-si-ana/ 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 form of Louise (Old German) with the suffix -ana.


Louisiana has 1 variant: Louisina.

Louisiana has 4 more related forms via Louise: Louisa, Louisetta, Louisiane and Louisine.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Llesiana, Lusiana, ..

(male) Louisilan, Louisiman, ..

How popular is Louisiana?

Louisiana is an uncommon first name for women. Louisiana is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Louisiana for girls. Louisiana was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #1313 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louisiana name in U.S.

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

Popular varying forms of Louisiana listed in the Top 2000 are Louisa (#973 the previous year) and Louise (#1219). These forms of Louisiana reached the height of their popularity in the 1910s (usage of 1.03%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.02%, 98%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louisiana, Louisa, Louise in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Louisiana is pronounced similarly to Luisana and Luziana. Other suggested similar names are Aquilina, Aubriana, Audriana, Auriana, Bibiana, Christiana, Doriana, Dulsiana, Egidiana (see Egidia), Emiliana, Giliana, Hosana, Iridiana, Jiliana, Jiuliana, Josianna, Julliana, Kiriana, Kristiana, Larsina (see Lauren), Lashana, Leiana, Liana, Lilian, Liliana, Lisia, Livana, Lluisa, Loirane (see Loire), Loraina, Loriana, Loriann, Lorissa, Lorraina, Lorrina, Louann, Louanna, Loucinda, Louvinia, Lovina, Lovinia, Lovisa, Luana, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucina, Lucinna, Luisa, Lumina, Lusine, Lusita, Luvina, Miliana, Miriana, Quiana, Quirina, Rosana, Roshana, Rosina, Rossana, Ruksana, Shushana, Suesana, Supriana, Susana, Tassiana, Tiziana, Tomasina, Toriana, Trishana, Tristana, Viridiana and Viviana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Louisiana.