Gender: Female Origin of Louisiana: French place-name

The name Louisiana is a girl's name of French origin. Louisiana and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Louisiana is a geographic spin on the Louise theme. Pretty, if a bit of a syllable overload. Short form Lou or Lulu lightens it.

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rli220 Says:


Knew a girl named Luisiana when we were in second grade. She was very sweet and popular.

indiefendi2 Says:


I think Louisiana is awesomely Southern and sweet. :) like Scarlett, Georgia, Carolina, Mabel, etc.