Louise (given name)

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Louise
Pronunciation /lˈz/ loo-EEZ
Gender female
Origin
Word/Name German, France
Meaning "Famous warrior/Long held"
Other names
Nickname(s) Lou, Louie
Related names Eloise, Aloisia, Louisa

Louise, Aloisia and Luise are, respectively, French and German feminine forms of Louis. Louise has been regularly used as a female name in English speaking countries since the middle of the 19th century. It has ranked among the top 100 names given to girls in France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Sweden and Wales in recent years. It last ranked among the top 1,000 first names for girls born in the United States in 1991, but remains a more common middle name.

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Sean & Diwease by Nycki Simz

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