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Louise

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265k Luis (Spanish)
18k Louisa (English)
4k Luigi (Italian)

How popular is the baby name Louise in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 635 635 0 #36 girl name
1881 622 617 5 #42 girl name
1882 820 813 7 #34 girl name
1883 854 847 7 #38 girl name
1884 967 962 5 #35 girl name
1885 956 956 0 #39 girl name
1886 1,061 1,061 0 #36 girl name
1887 1,100 1,088 12 #35 girl name
1888 1,343 1,334 9 #33 girl name
1889 1,289 1,283 6 #38 girl name
1890 1,481 1,472 9 #31 girl name
1891 1,333 1,333 0 #37 girl name
1892 1,453 1,446 7 #38 girl name
1893 1,459 1,447 12 #37 girl name
1894 1,581 1,571 10 #37 girl name
1895 1,592 1,582 10 #37 girl name
1896 1,544 1,531 13 #42 girl name
1897 1,568 1,563 5 #41 girl name
1898 1,701 1,693 8 #42 girl name
1899 1,547 1,536 11 #40 girl name
1900 2,085 2,070 15 #35 girl name
1901 1,645 1,640 5 #36 girl name
1902 1,841 1,832 9 #36 girl name
1903 1,945 1,935 10 #31 girl name
1904 2,146 2,136 10 #28 girl name
1905 2,381 2,367 14 #23 girl name
1906 2,319 2,307 12 #24 girl name
1907 2,628 2,619 9 #21 girl name
1908 2,951 2,937 14 #18 girl name
1909 3,029 3,019 10 #19 girl name
1910 3,486 3,457 29 #20 girl name
1911 3,743 3,725 18 #19 girl name
1912 5,149 5,116 33 #17 girl name
1913 5,603 5,577 26 #17 girl name
1914 6,675 6,648 27 #17 girl name
1915 8,351 8,313 38 #18 girl name
1916 8,663 8,630 33 #18 girl name
1917 8,632 8,584 48 #19 girl name
1918 9,144 9,110 34 #18 girl name
1919 8,855 8,812 43 #20 girl name
1920 9,227 9,180 47 #19 girl name
1921 9,222 9,181 41 #22 girl name
1922 8,930 8,887 43 #22 girl name
1923 8,926 8,882 44 #22 girl name
1924 8,911 8,853 58 #24 girl name
1925 8,313 8,272 41 #27 girl name
1926 8,034 7,982 52 #27 girl name
1927 7,757 7,700 57 #27 girl name
1928 7,111 7,053 58 #31 girl name
1929 6,962 6,903 59 #31 girl name
1930 6,992 6,940 52 #31 girl name
1931 5,940 5,895 45 #33 girl name
1932 5,696 5,645 51 #36 girl name
1933 5,117 5,079 38 #39 girl name
1934 5,023 4,973 50 #40 girl name
1935 4,612 4,568 44 #44 girl name
1936 4,399 4,351 48 #46 girl name
1937 4,418 4,379 39 #49 girl name
1938 4,098 4,066 32 #59 girl name
1939 3,983 3,958 25 #59 girl name
1940 3,958 3,923 35 #59 girl name
1941 3,943 3,910 33 #62 girl name
1942 4,370 4,339 31 #61 girl name
1943 4,059 4,041 18 #70 girl name
1944 3,854 3,841 13 #69 girl name
1945 3,536 3,514 22 #78 girl name
1946 3,946 3,926 20 #91 girl name
1947 4,063 4,050 13 #99 girl name
1948 3,711 3,684 27 #99 girl name
1949 3,442 3,423 19
1950 3,268 3,253 15
1951 3,031 3,010 21
1952 3,005 2,977 28
1953 2,982 2,966 16
1954 2,709 2,691 18
1955 2,446 2,431 15
1956 2,254 2,240 14
1957 2,324 2,311 13
1958 2,012 2,005 7
1959 1,975 1,962 13
1960 1,793 1,786 7
1961 1,547 1,539 8
1962 1,412 1,400 12
1963 1,329 1,318 11
1964 1,161 1,147 14
1965 955 943 12
1966 888 875 13
1967 668 659 9
1968 636 621 15
1969 613 602 11
1970 541 541 0
1971 449 443 6
1972 349 340 9
1973 314 314 0
1974 242 230 12
1975 240 228 12
1976 212 204 8
1977 213 208 5
1978 205 200 5
1979 218 209 9
1980 243 235 8
1981 231 225 6
1982 266 255 11
1983 210 198 12
1984 223 209 14
1985 205 194 11
1986 170 163 7
1987 181 169 12
1988 165 160 5
1989 169 156 13
1990 182 182 0
1991 187 187 0
1992 153 146 7
1993 134 134 0
1994 111 111 0
1995 113 113 0
1996 94 94 0
1997 110 110 0
1998 105 98 7
1999 117 117 0
2000 111 111 0
2001 117 108 9
2002 110 110 0
2003 112 112 0
2004 94 94 0
2005 92 92 0
2006 90 90 0
2007 107 107 0
2008 107 107 0
2009 102 102 0
2010 150 150 0
2011 124 124 0
2012 153 153 0
2013 196 196 0
2014 200 200 0
2015 240 240 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Louise baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 334,195 babies born with the name Louise in the United States. That's more than enough Louises to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 635 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Louise" was in 1921 with a total of 9,181 babies. (That's a lot of baby Louises)

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Louise" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 115 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of 3,983 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Louise popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Louise" mean? The list below shows the origins of Louise as well as things modernly associated with the name Louise such as celebrities named Louise.

Origin and Meaning of Louise

The name "Louise" is of English origin, and it means "Famous warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks is an actress and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1925 to 1938. Louise was born in 1906 as Mary Louise Brooks in Cherryvale, Kansas, U.S.

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Louise Lasser

Louise Lasser is an actress. Louise was born in 1939 in New York City.

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Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is a novelist, short story writer, and poet. Louise was born in 1954 as Karen Louise Erdrich in Little Falls, Minnesota, US.

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Louise Redknapp

Louise Redknapp is a singer-songwriter, media personality, and actress specializing in pop and R&B music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Louise was born in 1974 as Louise Elizabeth Nurding in Lewisham, London, England.

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Louise Fletcher

Louise Fletcher is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Louise was born in 1934 as Estelle Louise Fletcher in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

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Louise Lombard

Louise Lombard is an actress. Louise was born in 1970 in London, England, UK.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Louise

Louise Archer
Louise Belcher
Louise Brewer
Louise Hay
Louise Penny
Louise Shepard
Louise Slaughter

Alternative Meanings

L is for little, the little things you do.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Your name in reverse order is "Esiuol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eiolsu". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Louise born Sep 2, 1987

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1300. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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