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pinWhat does Lulu mean?

Lulu /lu-lu/ as a girls' name is pronounced LOO-loo. It is of Swahili, Tanzanian and Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Lulu is "precious; pearl; calm, peaceful, protected". Also a pet form of names like Louise (Old German) "famous warrior" and Luella. Fashion designer Lulu Guinness.


Lulu has 38 alternative forms via Louise, Luella: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa, Eloise, Heloisa, Heloise, Lluisa, Loella, Lois, Loise, Lola, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luella, Luelle, Luisa, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula and Lulita.

Kreatif forms: Lallu, Lilu, Lulie. [more]

pinHow popular is Lulu?

Lulu is a very prominent first name for women (#1499 out of 4276, Top 35%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Lulu for girls. Lulu reached its top rank of #95 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Lulu ranked in the Top 1000 are Eloisa, Eloise (#300 2 years ago), Lois, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa (#973), Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa and Lula. These relations of Lulu were favored during 1900-1909 (average #434) and have become significantly less conventional since (#900, 82.4%), with versions like Eloisa, Louise, Luella, Luisa and Lula falling out of style. Lola has historically been popular among parents, while Eloise has gained in usage over time. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Lulu and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Lulu is alike in pronunciation to Lala, Lali, Lela, Lila, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Loulou and Lyla. Other suggested similar baby names are Lal and Lil. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lulu.