Louise

Louise - A very unique female name



  Jun 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Louise, meaning renowned warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #20. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Louise and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Louise? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Louise. The baby girl name Louise was given to 98 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1489 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 14,421 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Louise peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 17.



Famous with this name

Louise Lasser
Louise Peterhoff
Louise Bourgoin


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Louise is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Louise is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #448 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,416.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Louise is where you live.


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Louise origin and meaning

Louise is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means renowned warrior. To see famous people named Louise, pop culture references for the name Louise and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Louise

We've found the following names that sound similar to Louise, sorted by popularity.

Lisa / Lois / Lucy / Lacey / Leigh / Lucia / Luz / Lizzie / Lacy / Lexi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121489
20111871
20101549
20092312
20082135
20072122
20062317
20052111
20042302
20031676
20021930
20011681
20001613
19991500
19981815
19971700
19961732
19951386
19941472
19931459
19921178
19911106
19901028
19891080
19881144
1987991
19861038
1985815
1984801
1983855
1982709
1981817
1980733
1979830
1978789
1977780
1976757
1975700
1974671
1973545
1972538
1971457
1970417
1969379
1968356
1967342
1966286
1965284
1964262
1963239
1962226
1961218
1960199
1959183
1958182
1957165
1956165
1955147
1954138
1953125
1952122
1951117
1950109
1949103
194899
194799
194690
194578
194469
194369
194261
194162
194059
193959
193859
193749
193646
193544
193440
193339
193236
193133
193031
192931
192831
192727
192627
192526
192424
192322
192222
192122
192019
191920
191818
191719
191618
191518
191417
191317
191217
191119
191020

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts448
Alabama675
Louisiana812
Minnesota857
Virginia967
Washington1017
New York1118
Tennessee1183
North Carolina1299
Pennsylvania1321
Illinois1393
California1416

Even more about Louise


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Louise a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Louise?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Louise
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 14,421
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +98

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