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Name Louise

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

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About the name Louise in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English, French
Short forms:Lou
Topics:Asteroid 2556 Louise, discovered 1981
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Louie, Louis, Louisa, Lovise, Luise, Eloise, Éloise, Éloïse, Laoise, Lise     Details
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About Ludwig/Louise, the group of names with the same origin as Louise

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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SeriesGraphRankings
England+WalesGraph2004 76,  2003 70,  2002 60,  2001 82,  2000 80,  1999 62,  1998 49
IrelandGraph2006 92,  2005 76,  2004 69,  2003 56,  2002 48,  2001 50,  2000 53,  1999 45,  1998 36
ScotlandGraph2012 146,  2011 123,  2010 137,  2009 107,  2008 90,  2006 58,  2005 55,  2004 41,  2003 36,  2002 28,  2001 46,  2000 31,  1999 29,  1998 21
USA prevalence 1990 83
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