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Luis Meaning


What does Luis mean?

The name Luis is of Spanish and Portuguese origin.

The meaning of Luis is "famous warrior".

Luis is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Luis.

The Given Name Luis

Luis is a form of Louis. See Louis for further details.

Luis appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Luis has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Luis Amaranto Perea, and Luis Aparicio.

Luis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 126 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,084 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 117 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,382 occurrences. It ranked 17,335 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

View the Luis Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Luis has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Luis to other names.

Luis Related Names

Luis is a form of Louis.

The names Luisa, Luix are all forms of Luis.

Famous Luiss

  • Luis ~ Portuguese King (1861-1889), 1 hurricane
  • Luis Amaranto Perea ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Aparicio ~ Baseball Player
  • Luis Aragones ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Bertran ~ Saint
  • Luis Bertran the Younger ~ Saint
  • Luis Bunuel ~ Film Director
  • Luis Federico Leloir ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1970
  • Luis Figo ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Flores ~ Saint
  • Luis Geronimo Abreu ~ Actor
  • Luis I ~ Spanish King (1724)
  • Luis Ibarachi ~ Saint
  • Luis Monti ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Muriel ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Sasanda ~ Saint
  • Luis Sotelo ~ Saint
  • Luis Suarez ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Suarez Miramontes ~ Soccer Player
  • Luis Walter Alvarez ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1968

Luis Numerology

What will your new littleLuis be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Luis are often cheery and eager but most of all they are read more >>

Luis Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Luis in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Luis.

Just for fun, see the name Luis in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Luis in Nautical Flags page.