Luisa Name Meaning & Origin

Luisa

Pronunciation: loo-EE-sə (key)

Origin of the name Luisa:

Feminine form of Louis (famous in war), which is from the Germanic Hluodowig, a compound name composed from the elements hluod (famous) and wīg (war, strife). Var: Louisane, Louise, Lovisa, Luise.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Louisa, Lu, Lula, Lulu

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I know a Luisa. She's a very good cellist with long mostly straight blond hair and was born in 2000 or 2001.

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Licha, Lulu, Sasa (ZA-za), Lu, Lui

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Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi, freedom fighter
Luisa Futoransky, novelist, essayist and poet
Luisa Valenzuela, author
Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim (b. 2008), daughter of American actor and comedian David Alan Grier

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