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Lou Meaning


What does Lou mean?

The name Lou is of French origin.

The meaning of Lou is "man".

It is also of German and English origin, where its meaning is "famous warrior".

Lou is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Lou.

The Given Name Lou

Lou is a diminutive of Louis. See Louis for further details.

Lou is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

Stylish yet unique, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Lou is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lou Boudreau, Lou Brock, and Lou Creekmur.

Lou Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,872 in baby name popularity for girls with 38 occurrences. It ranked 3,471 in baby name popularity for boys with 32 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,636 in baby name popularity for girls with 30 occurrences. It ranked 3,154 in baby name popularity for boys with 37 occurrences.

Want to see how Lou sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Lou Name Popularity Page.

Lou Related Names

Lou is a diminutive of Louis.

Famous Lous

  • Lou Boudreau ~ Baseball Player
  • Lou Brock ~ Baseball Player
  • Lou Creekmur ~ Football Player
  • Lou Ferrigno ~ Actor
  • Lou Gehrig ~ Baseball Player
  • Lou Groza ~ Football Player
  • Lou Henry Hoover ~ U. S. First Lady (1929-1933)
  • Lou Marson ~ Baseball Player
  • Lou Reed ~ Rock Musician

Lou Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Lou.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Lou are often pleasant and distinct but most of all they are read more >>

Lou Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lou in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lou.

Just for fun, see the name Lou in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lou in Nautical Flags page.