Given Name LOUISA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: loo-EEZ-ə (English), loo-EES-ə (English), loo-EE-za (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latinate feminine form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), the author of 'Little Women'.

Categories

authors, first ladies of the USA, princesses, princesses royal, Quantico characters
VARIANTS: Louise (English), Louise, Luise (German), Louise (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Lou, Lula (English), Lulu (German)
MASCULINE FORMS: Aloysius, Lewis, Louis (English), Alois, Ludwig (German), Lodewijk, Louis (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lluïsa (Catalan), Alojzija (Croatian), Louise, Lovise (Danish), Loviise (Estonian), Loviisa (Finnish), Louise, Lou, Louisette (French), Louiza (Greek), Lujza (Hungarian), Ludovica, Luigia, Luisa, Gina, Luigina, Luisella (Italian), Liudvika (Lithuanian), Ruiha (Maori), Lovise (Norwegian), Ludwika, Luiza (Polish), Luísa (Portuguese), Luiza (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Luiza (Romanian), Alojzia, Lujza (Slovak), Alojzija (Slovene), Luisa, Luisina, Luisita (Spanish), Louise, Lovisa (Swedish)
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  England and Wales
2015
  France
2015
  Netherlands
2016