[ syll. loa, lo-a ] The baby girl name Loa is pronounced as LOWAH †. Loa is primarily used in the English language, and it is of Icelandic and Germanic origin. The name refers to the 'Golden Plover', a migratory bird.
In addition, Loa is an English diminutive form of the Dutch, English, French, and German name Louise.
The name Lóa is a form of Loa.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Loa.
See also the related category bird.
Loa is not regularly used as a baby name for girls. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. In 2016, among the group of girl names directly linked to Loa, Louise was the most popular.
† approx pronunciation for Loa: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"