Name: Louise

Origin and Meaning of the Name Louise

  • Meaning:
    Fame and war
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  • Meaning:
    Fame and war
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  • Pronunciation:
    (loo EEZ)
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  • Used in:
    Dutch, English and French speaking countries
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    Louise is a popular feminine form of the name Louis; it is used in all English-speaking and French-speaking countries, and is commonly found across Europe. Louise is a common name in European royal families. Saint Louise de Marillac was born in France in 1591. She devoted her life to caring for the sick. "Louise" is also the name of an opera by Gustave Charpentier.

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Popularity Rank of Louise (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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