Infographic of Louise name meaning, which is “Renowned in battle,” a feminine form of Louis, from the Germanic base hlutha (famous) and wiga (battle).
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Louise Name Popularity

How popular is the name Louise? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 20 3,448 0.9793%
1911 19 3,722 0.9995%
1912 17 5,116 1.0145%
1913 17 5,573 0.9829%
1914 17 6,647 0.9538%
1915 18 8,312 0.9149%
1916 18 8,626 0.893%
1917 19 8,583 0.8579%
1918 18 9,103 0.8482%
1919 20 8,812 0.8415%
1920 19 9,175 0.8252%
1921 22 9,179 0.8016%
1922 22 8,883 0.7973%
1923 22 8,877 0.7926%
1924 24 8,850 0.7621%
1925 26 8,272 0.7319%
1926 27 7,982 0.7257%
1927 27 7,700 0.6956%
1928 31 7,050 0.6589%
1929 31 6,902 0.6663%
1930 31 6,937 0.6641%
1931 33 5,891 0.5969%
1932 36 5,640 0.5709%
1933 38 5,079 0.5452%
1934 41 4,965 0.5136%
1935 44 4,563 0.4696%
1936 46 4,345 0.4511%
1937 49 4,375 0.444%
1938 59 4,064 0.397%
1939 59 3,955 0.3888%
1940 59 3,918 0.3686%
1941 62 3,901 0.3466%
1942 61 4,330 0.3429%
1943 69 4,041 0.3095%
1944 69 3,835 0.3094%
1945 78 3,510 0.2878%
1946 91 3,921 0.2657%
1947 99 4,045 0.2423%
1948 99 3,672 0.23%
1949 104 3,423 0.2128%
1950 109 3,248 0.2017%
1951 117 3,009 0.1775%
1952 122 2,970 0.1701%
1953 125 2,959 0.1672%
1954 138 2,678 0.1465%
1955 147 2,424 0.1318%
1956 165 2,233 0.1182%
1957 165 2,307 0.1199%
1958 182 1,995 0.1056%
1959 183 1,951 0.1027%
1960 199 1,771 0.0935%
1961 218 1,524 0.0807%
1962 226 1,391 0.0758%
1963 239 1,305 0.0727%
1964 261 1,134 0.0644%
1965 283 913 0.0558%
1966 285 844 0.0541%
1967 341 638 0.042%
1968 355 588 0.0392%
1969 378 572 0.0371%
1970 416 493 0.031%
1971 456 409 0.0272%
1972 536 268 0.0197%
1973 543 263 0.0203%
1974 666 174 0.0134%
1975 691 164 0.0128%
1976 750 140 0.0109%
1977 771 144 0.0107%
1978 780 143 0.0106%
1979 818 139 0.0099%
1980 724 180 0.0123%
1981 806 147 0.01%
1982 702 196 0.0131%
1983 842 128 0.0087%
1984 785 149 0.01%
1985 804 151 0.0099%
1986 1,013 98 0.0065%
1987 975 111 0.0073%
1988 1,123 87 0.0056%
1989 1,061 110 0.0068%
1990 1,022 130 0.0078%
1991 1,098 116 0.0071%
1992 1,160 104 0.0065%
1993 1,430 65 0.0042%
1994 1,445 63 0.0041%
1995 1,360 70 0.0046%
1996 1,668 44 0.0029%
1997 1,644 47 0.0032%
1998 1,726 42 0.0028%
1999 1,457 67 0.0045%
2000 1,533 66 0.0043%
2001 1,599 61 0.004%
2002 1,799 46 0.0031%
2003 1,583 65 0.0043%
2004 2,062 35 0.0023%
2005 1,914 44 0.0029%
2006 2,078 38 0.0024%
2007 1,894 48 0.003%
2008 1,889 49 0.0032%
2009 2,015 39 0.0026%
2010 1,427 93 0.0065%
2011 1,674 59 0.0041%
2012 1,361 99 0.0069%
2013 1,164 136 0.0096%
2014 1,110 150 0.0103%
2015 1,018 182 0.0125%
2016 805 285 0.0198%
2017 776 279 0.02%
2018 738 295 0.0215%
2019 639 380 0.0281%

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Names Like Louise

If you like Louise, you’ll love these other names like Louise.


What names are variants of Louise?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Louise.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aloisa

Famous warrior

German

Aloise

Famous warrior

German

Aloysia

Famous warrior

German

Eloisa

Famous warrior

German

Eloise

Healthy one

English

Heloisa

Famous warrior

German

Heloise

Famous warrior

German

Lluisa

Famous warrior

Spanish

Lois

Superior

Greek

Loise

Famous warrior

German

Lola

The sorrows

Spanish

Lolita

A variant spelling of Loleta.

Spanish

Lou

A sometime diminutive or pet form of Louise.

Louella

Famous warrior

German

Louisa

Famous warrior

German

Louisetta

Famous warrior

German

Louisette

Famous warrior

German

Louisiana

Famous warrior

German

Louisiane

Famous warrior

German

Louisina

Famous warrior

German

Louisine

Famous warrior

German

Louiza

Famous warrior

German

Lovisa

Famous warrior

German

Lowise

Famous warrior

German

Loyise

Famous warrior

German

Lu

Famous warrior; light

Latin

Ludovica

Famous warrior

German

Ludovika

Famous warrior

German

Ludwiga

Famous warrior

German

Luella

A variant form of Louella.

English

Luisa

Spanish

Luise

Famous warrior

German

Lujza

Famous warrior

German

Lujzika

Famous warrior

German

Lula

Famous warrior

German

Lulita

Famous warrior

German

Lulu

Precious; pearl; calm, peaceful, protected

Latin


What names sound like Louise?

If you like how Louise sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Louise.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lacie

French

Laisey

French

Leese

Noble, exalted

German

Leisa

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Liese

God's promise; God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Lisa

A variant-diminutive of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Hebrew

Lise

God's promise; God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Lize

God's promise

Hebrew

Loyce

Lord

Latin

Luce

Light

Latin

Lucie

Light

Latin

Luiza

Spanish

Lusa

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Lyse

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew


What names are similar to Louise?

Find a name that’s like Louise, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cerise

Cherry

Modern

Luana

Enjoyment

Polynesian

Ouida

“Definitely yes,” from the French oai and the Russian da, both meaning “yes.” A pseudonym coined by the French novelist Louisa de la Ramee, at the suggestion of a Russian friend.

German


Lists With Louise

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Siblings of Louise

Mamas with kids named Louise also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alice

Of nobility

German

1 Comment

  1. Secretly it’s from “Thelma and Louise”… I just love that movie!
    But it’s also my husband’s grandmother’s name so that’s what I tell people 🙂


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