What does Luis mean?
Luis has 1 variant: Luiz.Creative forms:
(male) Lais, Leois, ..
(female) Luisli, Luth, .. Middle name pairings:
Luis Walker (L.W.), ..
How popular is Luis?
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 (#4737 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Luis reached its apex position of #49 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #106 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Lew, Lewis (#569 via latest list), Lou, Louie (#967), Louis (#297), Ludvig, Ludwig, Luigi and Luiz are the popular alternative forms of Luis (#106 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lewes, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Luis was at its most widespread a century ago (usage of 1.2%) and is now much less (usage 0.3%, ▼76%), with versions like Louis becoming less stylish.
Luis is alike in pronunciation to Les and Luce. Other recommended names are Aris, Cris, Elis, Enis, Kris▼, Lars, Leif, Lexis, Lin, Luc, Lucas▲, Lucio, Lucius▼, Luck, Ludo, Lugh, Lugus, Lukas▲, Luke▲, Lunn, Nuris, Odis▼, Otis▼, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be less frequently used than Luis.