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Louise Meaning


What does Louise mean?

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

The meaning of Louise is "famous warrior".

Louise is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lou-ise.

The Given Name Louise

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: Louise Bigelow, Louise de Marillac, and Louise Fletcher.

Louise Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 800 in baby name popularity for girls with 339 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 805 in baby name popularity for girls with 338 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Louise Related Names

Louise is a form of Louis.

The names Laoise, Loes, Luise are all forms of Louise.

Louise has the diminutives (nicknames) Lu, Lulu, Ouida.

Famous Louises

  • Louise Bigelow ~ Carousel character
  • Louise de Marillac ~ Saint
  • Louise Fletcher ~ Actress
  • Louise of Omura ~ Saint
  • Louise of Savoy ~ Saint
  • Louise Sorel ~ Actress
  • Louise Therese de Montaignac de Chauvance ~ Saint

Louise 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 Louise.

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Louise Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Louise.

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