LOU
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: LOO (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of LOUISE or LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American baseball player Lou Gehrig (1903-1941).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Louie, Lula (English), Louisette (French)
DIMINUTIVES: Louella, Luella (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Lewis, Louis (English), Louis (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Clovis (Ancient Germanic), Koldo (Basque), Luděk (Czech), Loes, Lowie (Dutch), Luĉjo (Esperanto), Lulu, Lutz (German), Luigina, Luigino, Luisella, Vico, Gina, Gino (Italian), Luisinho (Portuguese), Lojze (Slovene), Lucho, Luisina, Luisita (Spanish), Ludde (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  - 
Belgium  ranked #71 for girls 
France  ranked #27 for girls
 ranked #438 for boys
 
Netherlands  ranked #379 for girls