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What does Luise mean?

Luise Pronunciation of Luise [luise] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Luise means "famous warrior". Luise is an alternate form of Louise (Old German).

Associated with: warrior.


Luise has 4 variants: Lois, Loise, Lowise and Loyise.

13 more alternative forms via Louise: Aloise, Eloise, Lluisa, Louisa, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lu, Luisa, Lujza, Lula, Lulita and Lulu.

Creative forms:
(female) Laise, Leise, ..

(male) Luisei, Lule, ..

Middle name pairings:
Luise Emerie (L.E.), ..

How popular is Luise?

Luise is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2821 out of 4276, Top 66%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Luise (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Eloise (#256 last year), Louisa (#908), Louise (#1083), Luisa (#1130), Lois (#1882), Lula (#1994), Lulu, Lu, Lovisa and Loise. Other variants, like Loyise, are seldom used. These forms of Luise reached the height of their popularity a century ago (median #827) and are now significantly less conventional (#1525, down 93%). Luisa has historically been the top pick of parents, though Eloise has become trendy as well, while versions such as Louisa have lost favor. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eloise, Lois, Loise, Louisa, Louise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lu, Luisa, Lula, Lulu in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Luise is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leece, Leese, Lies, Liese, Lis, Lise, Liz, Lize, Lizz, Loyce, Luce, Luz, Lys and Lyse. Other recommended names are Alise, Anise, Elise, Ilise, Laine, Laisey, Leisa, Leisel, Lisa, Lisel, Liset, Lisl, Loire, Luane, Lucie, Lucile, Lucine, Luiza, Lupe, Lusa, Lusile, Lusine, Rise and Suse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Luise.

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