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What does Lulu mean?

Lulu \l(u)-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.


Variations

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.


Popularity

Lulu is a very prominent first name for women (#1499 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an unusual surname for all people. (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. then, 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 a year ago), Lois, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa (#973), Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa and Lula. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions like Eloisa, Louise, Luella, Luisa and Lula falling out of style. Eloise (#300) and Lola (#236) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this compilation, and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for both names. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Lulu and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eloisa, Eloise, Lois, Lola, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa, Louise, Lu in U.S.

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

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


Similar 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.

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