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What does Luis mean?

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




RELATED FORMS VIA LEWIS, LOUIS Lew, Lewes, Lewis, Lou, Louie, Louis, Lucho, Ludvig, Ludvik, Ludwig, Luigi



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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 #126 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Lew, Lewis (#546 VIA LATEST LIST), Lou, Louie (#908), Louis (#263), Ludvig, Ludwig, Luigi and Luiz are the popular alternative forms of Luis (#126) 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luis, Lew, Lewis, Lou, Louie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louis, Ludwig, Luigi, Luiz in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Luis is alike in pronunciation to Les, Lewes and Luce. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aris, Cris, Elis, Enis, Kris, Lars, Leif, Lexis, Lin, Louie, Luc, Lucas, Lucio, Lucius, Luck, Ludo, Lugh, Lugus, Luigi, Lukas, Luke, Lunn, Nuris, Odis, Otis, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be less frequently used than Luis.