Louisa

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
110
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Louisa

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Louisa is of German origin and means "Famous warrior".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Louisa is of Unknown origin and means "LOVE OF GOD".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Louisa is of English origin and means "Love of god".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Louisa means "Princess warrior" and is of Unknown origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a latinized form of Louise used since the eighteenth century.
  2. A ghost town in California.
  3. A city and county seat in Kentucky.
  4. A town and county seat in Virginia.

Louisa was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Louisa

Louisa Johnson is a musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Louisa was born on January 11th, 1998 in Essex, England.

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Louisa Alcott was a prose and poetry novelist. Louisa was born on November 29th, 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on March 6th, 1888.

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Louisa Adams was a First Lady of the United States. Louisa was born on February 12th, 1775 in London. She breathed her last breath on May 15th, 1852.

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Louisa was given the name Louisa Jacobson Gummer by her parents Meryl Streep and Don Gummer on June 12th, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Foxes is a pop music, electronic music, and dance music musician. She has been prominent since 2011. Foxes was given the name Louisa Rose Allen on April 29th, 1989. Foxes is also known as Loui Rose.

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Luci Christian is a voice actress, adr script writer, voice acting, and dubbing (filmmaking). Her ongoing career started in 1999. Luci was given the name Louisa Michelle Christian on March 18th, 1973 in Hamilton, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Louisa

Princess Louisa was royalty. Princess was born as the child of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha on March 19th, 1749 in Leicester Square. She breathed her last breath on May 13th, 1768.

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Janneke was born in 1965. Janneke is also known as Louisa-Muller and Janneke.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 126 126 0
1881 142 142 0
1882 128 128 0
1883 143 143 0
1884 147 147 0
1885 138 138 0
1886 136 136 0
1887 138 138 0
1888 152 152 0
1889 170 170 0
1890 168 168 0
1891 125 125 0
1892 140 140 0
1893 129 129 0
1894 139 139 0
1895 112 112 0
1896 138 138 0
1897 109 109 0
1898 111 111 0
1899 101 101 0
1900 144 144 0
1901 99 99 0
1902 87 87 0
1903 96 96 0
1904 103 103 0
1905 83 83 0
1906 78 78 0
1907 106 106 0
1908 101 101 0
1909 96 96 0
1910 84 84 0
1911 96 96 0
1912 90 90 0
1913 159 159 0
1914 173 173 0
1915 188 188 0
1916 225 225 0
1917 207 207 0
1918 193 193 0
1919 205 205 0
1920 192 192 0
1921 199 199 0
1922 170 165 5
1923 184 184 0
1924 193 193 0
1925 200 200 0
1926 164 164 0
1927 153 153 0
1928 157 157 0
1929 158 158 0
1930 164 164 0
1931 119 119 0
1932 142 142 0
1933 126 126 0
1934 120 120 0
1935 102 102 0
1936 125 125 0
1937 112 112 0
1938 115 115 0
1939 102 102 0
1940 134 134 0
1941 123 123 0
1942 104 104 0
1943 117 117 0
1944 123 123 0
1945 112 112 0
1946 130 130 0
1947 159 159 0
1948 127 127 0
1949 155 155 0
1950 138 138 0
1951 138 138 0
1952 148 148 0
1953 162 162 0
1954 149 149 0
1955 145 145 0
1956 141 141 0
1957 122 122 0
1958 153 153 0
1959 143 143 0
1960 151 151 0
1961 155 155 0
1962 144 144 0
1963 146 146 0
1964 141 141 0
1965 145 145 0
1966 134 134 0
1967 110 110 0
1968 122 122 0
1969 125 125 0
1970 122 122 0
1971 118 118 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 101 101 0
1974 86 86 0
1975 98 98 0
1976 91 91 0
1977 100 100 0
1978 99 99 0
1979 97 97 0
1980 115 115 0
1981 126 126 0
1982 129 129 0
1983 115 115 0
1984 122 122 0
1985 99 99 0
1986 89 89 0
1987 99 99 0
1988 73 73 0
1989 104 104 0
1990 106 106 0
1991 108 108 0
1992 121 121 0
1993 89 89 0
1994 94 94 0
1995 95 95 0
1996 129 129 0
1997 112 112 0
1998 123 123 0
1999 106 106 0
2000 89 89 0
2001 103 103 0
2002 118 118 0
2003 99 99 0
2004 119 119 0
2005 116 116 0
2006 119 119 0
2007 126 126 0
2008 124 124 0
2009 139 139 0
2010 162 162 0
2011 197 197 0
2012 222 222 0
2013 245 245 0
2014 281 281 0
2015 303 303 0
2016 346 346 0
2017 369 369 0

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Popularity of Louisa as a first name

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Popularity of Louisa as a last name

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Common last names for Louisa

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • White
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Garcia

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Louisa U.S.
  White 59.09% 64.26%
  African American 15.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Louisa

People with the last name Louisa are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Louisa

  • How Popular is the name Louisa? Louisa is the 1,727th most popular name of all time. As a last name Louisa was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Louisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,833 babies born with the first name Louisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Louisa to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Louisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 126 new born babies.
  • When was Louisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Louisa is Sunday, November 25th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Louisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Louisa was in 2017 with a total of 369 babies.
  • Random Louisa Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Louisa ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 12 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Louisa: Your name in reverse order is Asiuol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olsaui. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Louisa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Louisa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Louisa? Louisa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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