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Lulu - Meaning of Lulu

What does Lulu mean?

Meaning of the name LuluLucyLuciaEloiseLucilleLucianaLouisaLuzLuiseLo'looLouiseLuLu'luLulieLoloLoulouLucindaLuloahLulaLoolooLisette

[ 2 syll. lu-lu, lul-u ] The baby girl name Lulu is pronounced as LUW-Luw- †.

1: Lulu is used chiefly in Arabic, German, and Swahili, and its origin is Germanic, Latin. The name first developed as a diminutive of Luise. It is also used as a familiar form of names starting with 'Lu-', especially among English speakers since the 20th century.

Lo'loo, Lolo, Looloo, Loulou, Lu, Lu'lu, Lula, Lulie, and Luloah are variants of Lulu.

Variant forms share the origin and meaning of Lulu.

2: Lulu's origin is Arabic. The meaning here is pearl.

3: Lulu's origin is Native American. Meaning: 'rabbit'.

4: Lulu is of African-Swahili origin. Meaning: 'gem'.

In addition, Lulu is a pet form of the name Luise (German, English, and Spanish) in the Arabic, English, German, and Swahili languages as well as a pet form of the name Louise (Dutch, English, French, and German) in the Arabic, English, German, and Swahili languages.

Lulu is also a pet form of the name Lucille (English and French) in the English language.

Lulu is also a pet form of the name Lucinda (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) in the English language.

Lulu is also a pet form of the name Luise (German, English, and Spanish) in the Arabic, English, German, and Swahili languages as well as a pet form of the name Lucy (English).

See also the related categories, swahili, pearl, diminutive, american, arabic, and german.

Lulu is unusual as a baby name for girls. In 1900, 0.062% of baby girls were named Lulu. It ranked at #227 then. The baby name has since markedly slipped in popularity, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. Among the group of girl names directly related to Lulu, Lucy was the most popular in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Lulu include Lael, Laele, Laelle, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lallie, Lally, Lalo, Laloe, Laya, Laylee, Layli, Laylie, Lea, Leela, Leelee, Leia, and Leilah.

† English pronunciation for Lulu: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"


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