Louise

Gender:girl

Meaning:Famed warrior

Origin:French

Pronunciation:LOO ease

Variations:Louize, Luise

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Louise might sound like a lovely and soft name, but it actually has a very tough meaning and would be ideally suited to any baby girl with a fiery personality.

Detailed Meaning

Louise is the primary feminine version of the French name Louis and is a popular name in Britain.

Famous People With This Name

Louise Brealey is an English actress most famous for her role as Molly Hooper in BBC’s “Sherlock.” Louise Fletcher is an American actress, famous for her role in the 1975 film, “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Lady Louise Windsor is the youngest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Louise include Loo, Lou, or Loo-Loo.

Related Names

Louise can also be spelt Louize and Luise. The male version of the name is Louis.

Stories Featuring This Name

Louise Brooks is one of the main characters in the BBC show, “Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.” Louise Blecher is a main character in the animated sitcom, “Bob’s Burgers.” Louise Jefferson is a character in “All in the Family” and its sitcom, “The Jeffersons.”

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