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Gender: M Meaning of Luis: "renowned warrior" Origin of Luis: French and German variation of Louis Luis's Popularity in 2016: #112

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. It's familiar, yet would add an exotic touch to an unexotic surname. On the other hand, its popularity seems to be on the decline; it fell to Number 112 in 2016.

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

Famous People Named Luis

Luis Buñuel, Spanish film director
Luis Miguel, Mexican pop singer
Luís de Camões, 16th century Portuguese poet
Luis Suárez, Uruguayan footballer
Luís Figo, Portugese footballer
Luis Robles, American soccer player
Luis Silva, American soccer player
Luis Gil, American soccer player
Luis Horna, Peruvian tennis player
Luis Fortuño, former governor of Puerto Rico
Luis Fonsi, Puerto Rican pop singer
Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
Luis Walter Alvarez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Luis Federico Leloir, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Luis Fernando Flores aka Fernanfloo, Salvadoran YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Luis

Luis Sera, a character from the game Resident Evil 4
Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald, character from American TV show "Passions"
Luis, character in Marvel Universe
Tio Luis, character in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"