Louisa - girls name

Louisa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Louisa name meaning:

The name Louisa is of German origin and is derived from the name Ludwig, which means "famous warrior" or "renowned warrior." Louisa is the feminine form of the name and carries similar meanings. It is a combination of two elements: "hlud," meaning "famous" or "renowned," and "wig," meaning "warrior" or "battle."

Louisa is a beautiful and classic name that conveys strength, bravery, and a sense of accomplishment. It carries a historical and noble connotation, as it was a popular name among royalty and aristocracy. With its warrior-like meaning, Louisa signifies a strong and determined personality, someone who is willing to face challenges head-on and emerge victorious.

People named Louisa often exhibit leadership qualities and have a natural ability to inspire others. They are confident, ambitious, and have a strong sense of self. Louisa is a name that holds a sense of history and tradition, while also epitomizing strength and resilience.

Origin: German

Form of Louis. Famous in battle.


Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Louis , Aloisia, Aloysius , Eloisa , Lewis , Lou , Louie , Louisa , Ludovic , Luis , Luisa , Luiza , Lula

Other girls names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 588 out of 5581

66 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (261)

Historical popularity of Louisa

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