Heloise Name Meaning & Origin

Heloise

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The name Heloise has not ranked among the top 1000 names for girls for the past 100 years in the United States.

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Meanings and history of the name Heloise

Heloise is derived from the ancient Germanic name Hlutwig, meaning "famous warrior." This name was Latinized and shortened to Clovis by the French. Over time, the "c" was dropped and the "v" changed to a "u", creating the name Louis. Sometime during this progression, the feminine Latin form Louisa was changed to Louise, and eventually a number of variants were created, including Heloise and Eloise.

French form of Eloise.
Pronounced: HEH-loh-ees, EL-oh-eez; French. ey-law-EEZ

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Héloïse d'Argenteuil: French abbess, scholar, writer, and philosopher

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