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What does Louisa mean?

Louisa Pronunciation of Louisa as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Louisa is "famous warrior". Louisa is an alternate spelling of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis. See also Ouida




VARIANTS Luisa, Louiza, Lluisa

OTHER FORMS VIA LOUISE Aloisa, Eloisa, Lois, Loise, Lola, Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisetta, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Luise, Lujza, Lula, Lulita



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How popular is Louisa?

Louisa is a very popular first name for females (#810 out of 4276, Top 19%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Louisa reached its peak position of #152 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #732. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Eloisa, Lois (#1693 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Loise, Lola (#239), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louise (#800), Louisiana, Lovisa, Luisa (#1112), Lula (#1860) and Ouida are the prominent related forms of Louisa (#732) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Loyise, are seldom used. These relations of Louisa were popular during 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 1.89%) and have become much less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.15%, 92% LESS). Lola is more familiar than the rest, though Luisa has become trendy as well, while versions such as Louella are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louisa, Eloisa, Lois, Loise, Lola in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louise, Louisiana in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Louisa is alike in pronunciation to Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Liza, Luiza, Lusa, Lysa and Lyssa. Other recommended sound-alike names are Corisa, Dorisa, Elouisa, Jolisa, Jonisa, Lakia, Larisa, Lecia, Leisha, Lesia, Lexia, Licia, Ligia, Lis, Lise, Lisha, Lisia, Loida, Loria, Loris, Lorissa, Lorita, Lovina, Lucia, Lucza, Lusca, Lycia, Lygia and Morisa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louisa.

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