Lulu

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
234
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lulu

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  • According to a user from Denmark, the name Lulu is of Unknown origin and means "Lulu means-pretty eyes".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Lulu is of Spanish origin and means "Loves to sing".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Lulu means "Pearl" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Lulu is of English origin and means "Loveable".
Other origins: Jamaican

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  1. A very attractive or seductive looking woman
Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Louisa, Louise or Lucy, or of their variant forms.
  2. (slang): any remarkable or outstanding person or thing.
  3. (slang): a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.

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

Notable Persons Named Lulu

Lulu is a pop, pop rock, and blue-eyed soul musician. She was most prominent from 1964 to present. Lulu was given the name Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie on November 3rd, 1948 in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Lulu is also known as Lulu Kennedy-Cairns.

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Lulu Roman is a christian music musician. She has been prominent since 1969. Lulu was given the name Bertha Louise Hable on May 6th, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Lulu Popplewell is an actress, singer-songwriter, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Lulu was given the name Laura Francesca Popplewell on January 15th, 1991 in London.

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Lulu Antariksa is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Lulu was given the name Lauren Marie-Elizabeth Antariksa on August 22nd, 1995 in Santa Clarita, California, U.S. Lulu is also known as Lauren Antariksa.

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Lulu Pinkus is a stage, film, and television actress. Her ongoing career started in 1975. Lulu is also known as Lulu Serious.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lulu

Lulu is a pop, pop rock, and blue-eyed soul musician. She was most prominent from 1964 to present. Lulu was given the name Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie on November 3rd, 1948 in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Lulu is also known as Lulu Kennedy-Cairns.

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Zhou was born on March 19th, 1988 in Yantai.

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He died in 1259.

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Anolyn was born on January 3rd, 1979 in Maewo.

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Chen was born on August 25th, 1997.

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Zheng was born on January 24th, 1987.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 249 249 0 #86 girl name
1881 313 313 0 #76 girl name
1882 279 279 0 #93 girl name
1883 302 302 0 #88 girl name
1884 344 344 0 #86 girl name
1885 360 360 0 #85 girl name
1886 376 376 0 #90 girl name
1887 322 322 0
1888 367 367 0
1889 341 341 0
1890 364 364 0
1891 315 315 0
1892 325 325 0
1893 304 304 0
1894 278 278 0
1895 258 258 0
1896 228 228 0
1897 199 199 0
1898 209 209 0
1899 179 179 0
1900 196 196 0
1901 135 135 0
1902 161 161 0
1903 122 122 0
1904 151 151 0
1905 126 126 0
1906 115 115 0
1907 127 127 0
1908 120 120 0
1909 123 123 0
1910 112 112 0
1911 82 82 0
1912 125 125 0
1913 110 110 0
1914 158 158 0
1915 167 167 0
1916 198 198 0
1917 166 166 0
1918 183 183 0
1919 183 183 0
1920 177 177 0
1921 160 160 0
1922 133 133 0
1923 137 137 0
1924 113 113 0
1925 114 114 0
1926 116 116 0
1927 114 114 0
1928 79 79 0
1929 78 78 0
1930 71 71 0
1931 57 57 0
1932 65 65 0
1933 42 42 0
1934 66 66 0
1935 86 86 0
1936 91 91 0
1937 51 51 0
1938 64 64 0
1939 54 54 0
1940 41 41 0
1941 42 42 0
1942 26 26 0
1943 27 27 0
1944 28 28 0
1945 16 16 0
1946 21 21 0
1947 22 22 0
1948 24 24 0
1949 29 29 0
1950 22 22 0
1951 15 15 0
1952 22 22 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 24 24 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 20 20 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 29 29 0
1960 17 17 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 18 18 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 16 16 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 15 15 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 16 16 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 13 13 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 6 6 0
1988 5 5 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 11 11 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 17 17 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 22 22 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 50 50 0
2008 59 59 0
2009 41 41 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 54 54 0
2012 54 54 0
2013 58 58 0
2014 52 52 0
2015 59 59 0
2016 49 49 0
2017 66 66 0

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Popularity of Lulu as a first name

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Popularity of Lulu as a last name

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Common last names for Lulu

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • White
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Young
  • Green
  • Campbell
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lulu U.S.
  White 49.57% 64.26%
  African American 14.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lulu

People with the last name Lulu are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lulu

  • How Popular is the name Lulu? Lulu is the 2,232nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lulu was the 80,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lulu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,240 babies born with the first name Lulu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lulu to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lulu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 249 new born babies.
  • When was Lulu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lulu is Thursday, December 13th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Lulu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lulu was in 1886 with a total of 376 babies.
  • Random Lulu Factoid: According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lulu is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1937.
  • Weird things about the name Lulu: Your name in reverse order is Ulul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lulu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lulu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 234 people with the last name Lulu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lulu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lulu as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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