Luisa name: meaning, origin, diffusion

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Luisa name

Luisa is a relatively recent female name, born as a variant of Luigia, it quickly became a very popular name in the country, especially a few years ago. We discover in this guide the curiosities, the origin and the curiosities about Luisa, name for girl.





In this article

  • What is the origin of the name Luisa?
  • What is the meaning of the name Luisa?
  • What is the diffusion of the name Luisa?
  • Variants of the name Luisa in English and other languages
  • When is St. Luisa celebrated?
  • How is Luisa's character?
  • What zodiac sign is associated with the name Luisa?
  • What is Luisa's precious stone?
  • Which color is associated with Luisa?
  • What's Luisa's lucky number?
  • What song should you dedicate to Luisa?
  • Famous people named Luisa

What is the origin of the name Luisa?

Luisa is a variant of the name Luigia, that is, the feminine form of the male name Luigi.



Like Louis, the name Luisa also derives from an old Franconian Germanic name, Chlodowich, Hlodwig or Hlodowig, which first developed in the form Clodovicus, which later became Ludovicus and then Looïs and Luis in old French.

From the etymological point of view, the original Germanic name Hlodwig is composed of two elements: Hlod (which many sources translate as "fame" even if it is still difficult to interpret today) and Vig which means battle, warrior.

What is the meaning of the name Luisa?

Luisa, like Luigi, means "famous warrior".



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What is the diffusion of the name Luisa?

Luisa was very popular, both in France and in the United Kingdom, as well as in the country, especially towards the end of the nineteenth century (in our country it was one of the most popular female names in the country after World War II). Then it fell into disuse a bit and certainly goes to fully fit into the list of vintage female names.

According to the ISTAT data relative to the most common names, in 1999 407 newborn girls were called Luisa while in 2022 the absolute value dropped to 173.

Variants of the name Luisa in English and other languages

  • English: Louise
  • French: Louise
  • German: Luise, Louisa
  • Spanish: Lovisa

When is St. Luisa celebrated?

The name day is celebrated on 15 March in memory of Saint Louise of Marillac, widow Le Gras, founder, together with St. Vincent de Paul, of the Daughters of Charity. M Known as "the mother of the poor" Saint Louise is the protector of charitable and social works and on March 15 she is celebrated by all charitable institutions. it is commemorated on 8 September.

But who was Saint Louise protectress?

Known as "the mother of the poor" Saint Louise is the protector of charitable and social works and on March 15 she is celebrated by all charitable institutions. She remained a widow, she founded with San Vincenzo de 'Paoli, in 1633, the Daughters of Charity who will take the name of Sisters of San Vincenzo de' Paoli. 

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How is Luisa's character?

Luisa is elegance, intelligent, sociable and determined. Known for her dynamism and her energy, in spite of her friendly approach, Luisa has no easy character and gets angry easily. She is affectionate, attentive to feelings and to the people she loves. She is very careful in work and in business: she loves a job well done and always sets herself the goal of growing professionally and economically.

It has a good one dialectic, she is insightful and intuitive and reflects on things, for this reason she is always able to settle thorny issues, to dialogue with others, to convince others to join her causes.

E' smiling, positive, sociable, she has no problems entering new social contexts, even if she remains a reserved person, inclined to confide only in the most intimate people.

What profession will Luisa make? Perfect in all fields that require dynamism, communication and dialectic skills, therefore as a teacher, lawyer, journalist.

What zodiac sign is associated with the name Luisa?

Luisa's character is similar to that of those born under the sign of Gemini: capable of seeing things from different points of view and of making use of multiple talents.

What is Luisa's precious stone?

Il crisoprasio it is Luisa's lucky stone, symbol of spring and a new cycle of life, it is also a stone of metamorphosis and maturation.

Which color is associated with Luisa?

The color that best reflects Luisa's personality is green: represents love for nature, a is also a symbol of hope and generosity. Green refers to kindness, charity and soul regeneration and is a calming color.

What's Luisa's lucky number?

Luisa's lucky number is 9: symbol of completeness, it helps Luisa to reach all the set goals.

What song should you dedicate to Luisa?

We chose "Sweet Lui-Louise", an Ironhorse song from 1979.

Famous people named Luisa

  • Luisa Amatucci, actress
  • Luisa Conte, theater actress
  • Luisa Corna, singer, TV presenter, actress and model
  • Luisa De Santis, actress and singer
  • Luisa Ferida, actress
  • Luisa Ranieri, actress and TV presenter
  • Luisa Sanfelice, noblewoman
  • Luisa Spagnoli, entrepreneur

Names for children

Find out what these 10 baby girl names mean:

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  3. Frida
  4. Anna Maria
  5. Luna
  6. Adriana
  7. Manuela
  8. Diana
  9. Isabella
  10. Giovanna

Dictionary of female names

has collected in this article a long list of female names. By clicking on each of the names you can discover their origin, meaning and curiosity, from the letter A of Agata to the Z of Zoe.

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