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What does Luigi mean?

Luigi Pronunciation of Luigi [lui-gi] as a name for boys means "famous warrior". Luigi is an alternate form of Louis (French, Old German). See also Aloysius.

Associated with: famous, warrior.


6 alternative forms via Louis: Louie, Lucho, Ludvig, Ludvik, Ludwig and Luis.

Creative forms:
(male) Luigo, Luiki, ..

(female) Luigia, Luili, ..

Middle name pairings:
Luigi Blake (L.B.), ..

How popular is Luigi?

Luigi is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1193 out of 1220, Top 98%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Luigi was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #1097 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luigi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Luigi outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Luis (#106 last year), Louis (#297), Louie (#967), Ludvig, Aloysius and Ludwig are the popular variation forms of Luigi listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ludvik, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Luigi was at its highest 105 years ago (median #715) and has become significantly reduced since (#1338, 68.1%), with forms such as Aloysius becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luigi, Aloysius, Louie, Louis, Ludwig, Luis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louie, Louis, Ludvig outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Leigh, Lige, Lugh, Luiz and Vigi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luigi.

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