French and German variation of Louis
"renowned warrior"

Luis Origin and Meaning

The name Luis is a boy's name of German, French origin meaning "renowned warrior".

Luis has long been one of the most popular Hispanic names in America — it was in the Top 100 every year from 1980 to 2014, though it's dropped a bit in popularity. It's familiar, yet would add a worldly touch to a basic surname.

Luis has many notable namesakes, from film director Luis Bunuel to baseball Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio.

# 125 in the US

Luis Rank in US Top 1000

# 1319 on Nameberry

Luis Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Luis Popularity

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Famous People Named Luis

  • Luis BuñuelSpanish film director
  • Luis MiguelMexican pop singer
  • Luís de Camões16th century Portuguese poet
  • Luis SuárezUruguayan footballer
  • Luís FigoPortugese footballer
  • Luis RoblesAmerican soccer player
  • Luis SilvaAmerican soccer player
  • Luis GilAmerican soccer player
  • Luis HornaPeruvian tennis player
  • Luis Fortuñoformer governor of Puerto Rico
  • Luis FonsiPuerto Rican pop singer
  • Luis AparicioVenezuelan baseball player
  • Luis Walter Alvarezwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Luis Federico Leloirwinner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Luis Fernando Flores aka FernanflooSalvadoran YouTuber

Luis in Pop Culture

  • Luis Seraa character from the game Resident Evil 4
  • Luis LopezFitzgerald, character from American TV show "Passions"
  • Luischaracter in Marvel Universe
  • Tio Luischaracter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"
  • Luis Rodriguezcharacter on the TV show "Sesame Street"

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