Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Lovisa
gender = Female
region = Sweden
related names = Louise, Louisa, Luise, Luisa
Lovisa is a Swedified form of Louise, which originates in Louis and has been used in Sweden since the 17th century. It was placed in the Swedish calendar in the 1750s after king
Adolf Fredericks marriage to Lovisa Ulrika of Prussia in 1744. Lovisa means fighter.
The name Lovisa had a rejuvenation in the 1980s and 90's in Sweden but has since then begun to decline.
Lovisa is placed in the Swedish calendar (
namnsdag) on August 25th.
Famous people with the name Lovisa
Lovisa of Sweden
* Lovisa Ulrika of PrussiaArtists
Lovisa Augusti, opera singer and actressOther famous people
Lovisa von Burghausen
Lovisa Aarberg, doctor
Sofia Lovisa Gråå, educator and principal
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