Luis: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Luis | Boys
Origin of the name Luis:
Derived from the Old French Loeis, which is from the Old High German Hluodowig (famous in war), a compound name composed from the elements hluod (famous) and wīg (war, strife).
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Luis is used a lot as a double name in Spanish-speaking countries: Luis Miguel, Luis Enrique and Jose Luis are common.
In German speaking countries Luis has become very popular in the last year and is now number 8.
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Sometimes used as a short form for Joseluis or Jose Luis.
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Lucho, Güicho, Lou
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Luis Miguel, Mexican singer.
Luis Enrique, Nicaraguan salsa singer and composer
Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva (Lula), President of Brazil
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Luis Rodriguez, Hispanic-American repairman on Sesame Street
Global Popularity of the Name Luis
- #6 in Germany
- #23 in Chile
- #45 in Spain
- #64 in United States
- #392 in Scotland