Gender: Male Meaning of Luis: "renowned warrior" Origin of Luis: French and German variation of Louis Luis's Popularity in 2019: #120

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 an exotic touch to an unexotic surname.

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

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Rank in US: #120

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kankhen Says:


It's loo-iss

eveyalecia Says:


I've heard it as loo-eese, sort of like Louise only with an /s/ sound instead of /z/.

maria Says:


that's my boyfriend name

Nooshi Says:


The only Luis I have met pronounced it loo-ee, but I guess you pronounce it the same way as Lewis. Hope that helped.

Guest Says:


So it's pronounced like Louise kinda?