Lou is a gender-neutral name of French and Old German origin. A shortened version of Louis or Louise, Lou has become a standalone name in its own right, translating to “famous warrior.” So many icons, from musicians to athletes, have held this short, sweet name while competing in their passion. If you sense baby is going to make a name for themselves and overcome any obstacle they meet, they are sure to carry the name Lou with pride.
Famous People Named Lou
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Lou CostelloActor, Comedian
- Lou GehrigBaseball Player
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