See also: lulu, Lulú, and LULU



Proper nounEdit


  1. A diminutive of the female given names Louisa, Louise, or Lucy
    • 1860 Minnie S. Davis, The Rival School-Mates, The Ladies' Repository, Vol. 28-29, A. Tompkins (1860), page 500:
      "Do excuse me, and forgive my inquisitiveness. I was struck with the name Lulu." "You think it a baby name," she said, laughing. "O, no; it is wonderfully sweet to me! and may I sometimes call you so?"
    • 1920 Zona Gale, Miss Lulu Bett:
      There emerged from the fringe of things, where she perpetually hovered, Mrs. Deacon's older sister, Lulu Bett, who was "making her home with us." And that was precisely the case. They were not making her a home, goodness knows. Lulu was the family beast of burden.

Usage notesEdit

  • Fairly popular as a formal given name in the latter half of the 19th century.


Etymology 1Edit

From a diminuive of Luise and other female names beginning with Lu-.

Proper nounEdit


  1. a female given name of rare usage

Etymology 2Edit

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Lulu n (strong, genitive Lulu, no plural)

  1. (Austria, childish) urine (Austrian child language)
    Synonyms: Pipi, Urin