Meaning and name origin
Lourdes \lo(ur)-des\ as a girl's name is pronounced LOOR-des, LOORDZ. It is of French origin. Place name. Miracles of healing are attributed to the place in France where the Virgin Mary reportedly appeared in 1858 to a young girl, later honored as Saint Bernadette. Actress-singer Madonna chose the name for her first-born daughter. Ballerina Lourdes Lopez.
Lourdes is a very popular first name for females (#549 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#81845 out of 88799, Top 92%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lourdes for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lourdes and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bernadette and Lourdes. (2014 statistics).