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Meaning of Luis

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The name Luis has the following meaning:

A famous warrior. A form of the name Louis.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Luis is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 59 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Luis fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 5 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 69 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Luis in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Luis is pronounced as loo-is


Luis originates from the French language.

See other suggested French boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Luis and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Luis: Boys - Audo, Clark, Dax, Mortimer, Girls - Amber, Clarice, Mavis, Oda, Both genders - Jean


Popular Variants for the name Luis: Aloysius, Clovis (French), Lash (Gypsy), Lashi, Lasho, Lew, Lewes, Lodovico (Italian), Louie, Louies, Lucho, Lude (Czech), Ludek (Czech), Ludis (Russian), Ludko (Czech), Ludovicus, Ludvig (Scandinavian), Ludvik (Czech), Ludwig (German), Ludwik (Polish), Lughaidh (Irish), Lui (Hawaiian), Luigi (Italian), Luiz (Spanish), Luki, Lutek (Polish)


Common nicknames for the name Luis are: Lucho, Guicho, Lou


We think the name Luis should fall under the following style category: Latino/Latina.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Luis to be: Smart and strong chap

In one word, you might describe Luis as a(n) "smart" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Luis (or its variants) are:

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo, born on 4 November, a famous athlete. Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo's background: A professional Portuguese footballer. In his homeland Figo is considered by some second only to Eusebio as Portugal’s greatest player ever.

Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri , born on 19 April, a famous singer. Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri 's background: A Puerto Rican-born Mexican-raised pop singer. He is best known for his smooth,crooning vocals and romantic ballads.

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges, born on 24 August, a famous writer. Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges's background: An Argentine writer. His output includes short stories, essays, poetry, literary criticism, and translations.
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