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Louisa Meaning


What does Louisa mean?

The name Louisa is of French, German and English origin.

The meaning of Louisa is "famous warrior".

Louisa is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Lou-i-sa.

The Given Name Louisa

French and English feminine form of the French name Louis which in turn is a form of the German name Ludwig. The name Ludwig is derived from 2 elements. Hlud meaning "fame" and wig meaning "warrior".

Some famous bearers of this name include: Louisa Adams, Louisa Gradgrind, and Louisa May Alcott.

Louisa Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 732 in baby name popularity for girls with 381 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 750 in baby name popularity for girls with 372 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Louisa Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Louisa has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Louisa to other names.

Louisa Related Names

Louisa is a form of Louis.

The names Luiza, Lujza are all forms of Louisa.

Famous Louisas

  • Louisa Adams ~ U. S. First Lady (1825-1829)
  • Louisa Gradgrind ~ Hard Times character
  • Louisa May Alcott ~ Writer
  • Louisa Musgrove ~ Persuasion character

Louisa Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Louisa.

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Louisa Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Louisa.

Just for fun, see the name Louisa 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 Louisa in Nautical Flags page.