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Luke vs Louisa - What's the difference?

luke | louisa |

As proper nouns the difference between luke and louisa

is that luke is a given name derived from Latin while Louisa is {{given name|female|from=Germanic}}, a latinized form of Louise used since the eighteenth century.

As an adjective luke

is lukewarm.



(wikipedia Luke)

Alternative forms

* (rare biblical abbreviation)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
  • louisa


    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , a latinized form of Louise used since the eighteenth century.
  • * 1830 , Our Village: Fourth Series: Cottage Names:
  • But certainly there are some names which seem to belong to particular classes of character, to form the mind and even influence the destiny: Louisa', now; - is not your ' Louisa necessarily a die-away damsel, who reads novels, and holds her head on one side, languishing and given to love!