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Name Lou

Origin:From Old High German words for loud, famous and fight, battle, warTools:

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Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Louise
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Lou, Gou, Lo, Loui     Details
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About Ludwig/Louise, the group of names with the same origin as Lou

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known throughout Europe as name of German and French kings and emperors
Words:hlut = loud, famous  Old High German
 wig = the fight, the battle, the war  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Luis Zurich 2011,  1:Lewis Scotland 2007,  1:Louis Belgium 2015,  1:Louise France 2014,  5:Luiz Brazil 2013,  6:Luisa Zurich 2014,  7:Luiza Brazil 2015,  12:Ludvig Sweden 2014,  15:Luise Frankfurt 2014,  16:Luís Brazil 2013
Somehow related to:Alois/Aloisia
Old/original forms:Chlodwig Old High German
Name variants:Laoise, Lodovica, Lois, Lou, Louisa, Louise, Louison, Lovica, Lovis, Lovisa, Lovise, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludowika, Luigia, Luisa, Luísa, Luise, Luisella, Luiselle, Luiza, Lulu, Lajos, Lewis, Lodewijk, Lodovico, Loïc, Loïck, Lou, Loui, Louie, Louis, Louison, Love, Lovis, Lowie, Ludek, Ludewig, Ludovic, Ludovico, Ludvig, Ludvik, Ludwig, Ludwik, Luigi, Luis, Luís, Luiz, Lutz   Sortable list   Details
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BelgiumGraph2015 51,  2014 50,  2013 502012 71,  2011 75,  2010 77,  2008 80,  2007 89
FranceGraph2012 27,  2011 27,  2010 25,  2009 30,  2008 29,  2007 31,  2006 36,  2005 232004 26,  2003 42,  2002 46,  2001 59,  2000 83,  1999 96
France/Paris 2015 26
Switzerland 1997 446
Switzerland/FrenchGraph2012 382011 44
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 762014 113,  2013 170
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