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What does Luis mean?

Luis \luis\ as a boys' name is pronounced loo-EECE. It is of Spanish and Old German origin. Variant of Louis. See also Lewis.


Luis has 1 variant: Luiz.

Luis has 16 more related forms via Lewis, Louis: Aloysius, Lew, Lewes, Lewis, Lodewick, Lodovico, Lou, Louie, Louis, Lucho, Ludovic, Ludovicus, Ludvig, Ludvik, Ludwig and Luigi.


Luis is a very popular first name for men (#104 out of 1220, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#4721 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Luis for boys. Luis reached its apex position of #49 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #99 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Luis name in U.S.

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

Aloysius, Lew, Lewis (#597 a year ago), Lou, Louie, Louis (#289), Ludvig, Ludwig and Luigi are the popular alternative forms of Luis (#99 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 and is now much less, with versions like Aloysius, Lou, Louie, Ludwig and Luigi becoming somewhat outmoded. Luis (#99) is the most chic baby name among these. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Luis and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aloysius, Lew, Lewis, Lou, Louie, Louis, Ludwig, Luigi, Luis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Luis is alike in pronunciation to Les and Luce. Other recommended similar baby names are Luc, Lucio, Luck, Lugh and Luke. These names tend to be less frequently used than Luis.