Luis

Luis - A unique male name



  Mar 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Luis, meaning renowned warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #313. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Luis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Luis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Luis. The baby boy name Luis was given to 4,341 baby boys in 2012, ranking #90 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 378 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Luis peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 2000 on position 49.



Famous with this name

Luis Prendes
Luis Guzmán
Luis Tosar


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Luis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Luis is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #40 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #338.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Luis is where you live.


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Luis origin and meaning

Luis is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means renowned warrior. To see famous people named Luis, pop culture references for the name Luis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Luis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Luis, sorted by popularity.

Louis / Luke / Lucas / Lewis / Lukas / Luca / Lucius / Lacy / Lucio / Luka /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201290
201188
201079
200969
200864
200760
200662
200559
200458
200360
200257
200152
200049
199956
199853
199753
199657
199559
199458
199358
199265
199166
199066
198973
198877
198782
198679
198585
198488
198388
198292
198193
198089
1979102
1978110
1977109
1976110
1975107
1974108
1973116
1972126
1971138
1970146
1969152
1968156
1967156
1966167
1965175
1964177
1963205
1962204
1961205
1960210
1959219
1958215
1957227
1956223
1955226
1954218
1953230
1952240
1951249
1950252
1949247
1948275
1947317
1946328
1945307
1944316
1943329
1942365
1941349
1940348
1939340
1938303
1937317
1936342
1935318
1934305
1933321
1932309
1931316
1930293
1929282
1928302
1927288
1926313
1925339
1924306
1923312
1922346
1921380
1920394
1919389
1918468
1917496
1916511
1915505
1914430
1913399
1912386
1911366
1910313

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona40
Texas42
California43
New Mexico51
Nevada52
District of Columbia81
Florida82
New Jersey82
Connecticut84
New York92
Illinois93
Colorado99
Oklahoma100
Massachusetts103
Washington103
Rhode Island106
North Carolina111
Kansas117
Georgia122
Delaware131
Oregon133
Pennsylvania135
Utah149
Arkansas156
South Carolina171
Nebraska173
Maryland175
Mississippi180
Indiana186
Virginia191
New Hampshire203
Wisconsin203
Alaska210
Idaho212
Kentucky220
Iowa222
Tennessee225
Minnesota226
Alabama231
Louisiana253
Michigan268
Ohio309
Missouri338

Even more about Luis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Luis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Luis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Luis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 378
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +4,341

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