Namesakes

American First Ladies: 1 first lady
Lou Henry Hoover (a.k.a. Louise)   1929-1933  
Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Guy Verhofstadt (a.k.a. Louise)   1999-2008  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Jean Louise Finch   1960   To Kill a Mockingbird  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
Ellen Ripley (a.k.a. Louise)   1979   Alien  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
Louise Bigelow   1945   Carousel  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Louise Grant   2000   Gilmore Girls  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 performance
(performance) Aretha Franklin (a.k.a. Louise)   1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1982; 1986; 1988; 1989; 2004; 2006; 2008   Best Female R&B Vocal Performance; Best Soul Gospel Performance; ; Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals; Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female; Best Traditional R&B Performance; Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 8 actresses
June Squibb (a.k.a. Louise)   1929-  
Louise Fletcher   1934-  
Irène Tunc (a.k.a. Louise)   1934-1972  
Louise Sorel   1940-  
Hetty Baynes (a.k.a. Louise)   1956-  
Amy Acker (a.k.a. Louise)   1976-  
Jenna Coleman (a.k.a. Louise)   1986-  
Cara Theobold (a.k.a. Louise)   1990-  
Notable Athletes: 1 basketball
(basketball) Tully Bevilaqua (a.k.a. Louise)   1972-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Esther Rantzen (a.k.a. Louise)   1940-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians, 1 singer
Aretha Franklin (a.k.a. Louise)   1942-2018   soul  
Anneke Grönloh (a.k.a. Louise)   1942-     
Madonna (a.k.a. Louise)   1958-   pop  
Notable Politicians and Statesmen: 1 politician
Marianne Thieme (a.k.a. Louise)   1972-  
Olympic Medalists: 7 gold, 5 bronze, 5 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(silver) Louise Otto   1912   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Mary Carew (a.k.a. Louise)   1932   4x100 m relay  
(silver/bronze) Katherine Rawls (a.k.a. Louise)   1932; 1936   diving - springboard; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Lily Carlstedt (a.k.a. Louise)   1948   javelin throw  
(bronze/silver) Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen   1948; 1952   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Marie Corridon (a.k.a. Louise)   1948   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Marilee Stepan (a.k.a. Louise)   1952   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Mildred McDaniel (a.k.a. Louise)   1956   high jump  
(bronze/gold) Jane Barkman (a.k.a. Louise)   1968; 1972   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Melissa Belote (a.k.a. Louise)   1972   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 200 m backstroke; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Linda Jezek (a.k.a. Louise)   1976   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Louise Ritter   1988   high jump  
(gold) Cindy Brown (a.k.a. Louise)   1988   basketball  
(silver) Louise Currey   1996   javelin throw  
(bronze) Louise Jöhncke   2000   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Tanith Belbin (a.k.a. Louise)   2006   figure skating  
(silver) Tully Bevilaqua (a.k.a. Louise)   2008   basketball  
(gold/silver) Victoria Pendleton (a.k.a. Louise)   2008; 2012   cycling - track  
(bronze) Beth Storry (a.k.a. Louise)   2012   field hockey  
(bronze) Kate Richardson-Walsh (a.k.a. Louise)   2012   field hockey  
(silver/gold) Kami Craig (a.k.a. Louise)   2008; 2012   water polo  
(gold) Jamie Anderson (a.k.a. Louise)   2014   snowboarding  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Louise Fletcher   1975   One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  
Other Leaders: 1 president
President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca   2014-   Malta  
Other Royalty: 1 princess
Märtha Louise of Norway   1971-   Norway  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
K. Louise Erdrich   2009   The Plague of Doves  
Saints: 2 blessed, 2 saints
Blessed Louise of Savoy   1461-1503  
Saint Louise de Marillac   1591-1660  
Saint Louise of Omura   ?-1628  
Blessed Louise Therese de Montaignac de Chauvance   1820-1885