Lourdes: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lourdes

Lourdes

Pronunciation: LOOR-dəs, LUWRDZ (key)

Origin of the name Lourdes:

Transferred use of a Basque place-name meaning "craggy slope." Lourdes, a town in southwestern France, was popularized as a given name after St. Bernadette experienced visions of the Virgin Mary there in 1858.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Lola, Lulu

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Lulu, Lola, Luli
Marilu is a nickname for Maria Lourdes
LouLou;
MaLou as a nickname for Maria Loudes

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Lourdes Leon, Madonna's daughter with Carlos Leon.

Lourdes in song, story & screen: | Edit

Lourdes, the main character of the webcomic "Mystic Revolution"
Lourdes, a teenage girl on the show "Falling Skies
Lourdes, a character in the young adult series Starshards Chronicles
Lourdes name doll, Groovy Girls

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