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Gender: F Pronunciation: LURE-days Meaning of Lourdes: "craggy slope" Origin of Lourdes: Basque

This name of the French town where a young peasant girl had a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1858 vaulted into the spotlight when Madonna chose it for her daughter, but few other families except for devout Roman Catholics have followed her lead (any more than they've used Rocco for their sons).

Famous People Named Lourdes

Lourdes Benedicto, American actress
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, American radio journalist
Lourdes Maria "Lola" Ciccone Leon, daughter of singer Madonna
Maria de Lourdes Villiers "Mia" Farrow, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Lourdes

Jessica Lourdes Pearson, character on TV's "Suits"
Lourdes, character on TV's "Falling Skies"
Pronounced as: 'LORE'd' {Fr}, 'LORE'dz' {Eng} 'LORE-dess' {Sp}

Lourdette, Lordes

Lourdes's International Variations

Lurdes, Lourdecita, Lourdetta (Spanish)