Lovisa

Lovisa is a Swedish female name, the Swedish form of Louisa, itself the feminine form of Louis, the French form of Ludovicus, the latinized form of Germanic Ludwig meaning “famous battle” or “famous in battle”, derived from Proto-Germanic elements *hlūdaz (loud; famous) and *wīgą (battle), both of which derive from a PIE origin.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “famous battle” or “famous in battle”

Usage: Swedish

Variants:

  • Lovis (Swedish)
  • Louise (Swedish, English, French, Danish, Dutch, German)

Male forms:

  • Ludvig (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)

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