Lu

Lu - A very unique female name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lu appeared on the charts for the first time in 1927 on position #1607. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lu and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lu? 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 Lu. The baby girl name Lu was given to 5 baby girls in 1975, ranking #3013 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 256,978 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lu peaked in popularity 65 years ago in 1954 on position 444.



Famous with this name

Lu Chuan
Lu Han
Haley Lu Richardson


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Rating: 2/5 (1 people)


Lu is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lu is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #664 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #664.

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 Lu is where you live.


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Lu origin and meaning

Lu is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lu, pop culture references for the name Lu and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lu

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

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lola / Lee / Lula / Lila / Layla / Lilly / Leila /

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
19753013
19671974
19662484
19641349
19631142
19621220
1961919
1960812
1959767
1958708
1957651
1956539
1955543
1954444
1953481
19521412
19511688
19501504
19491485
19481417
19471597
19451281
19441787
19431848
19411270
19391513
19381688
19371350
19351361
19341508
19331230
19321773
19311740
19281555
19271607

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana664

Even more about Lu


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 Lu 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 Lu?

1 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
1954
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lu
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 256,978
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1927
1975 births +5

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