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265k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Luis

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Famous warrior
  • #275 All Time
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Boys
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334k Louise (English)
18k Louisa (English)
4k Luigi (Italian)

How popular is the baby name Luis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 12 0 12
1881 12 0 12
1882 13 0 13
1883 8 0 8
1884 14 0 14
1885 11 0 11
1886 12 0 12
1887 9 0 9
1888 9 0 9
1889 11 0 11
1890 8 0 8
1891 9 0 9
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1894 17 0 17
1895 9 0 9
1896 14 0 14
1897 8 0 8
1898 12 0 12
1899 14 0 14
1900 21 0 21
1901 16 0 16
1902 19 0 19
1903 20 0 20
1904 25 0 25
1905 19 0 19
1906 19 0 19
1907 31 0 31
1908 38 0 38
1909 36 0 36
1910 39 0 39
1911 45 0 45
1912 76 0 76
1913 83 0 83
1914 104 0 104
1915 104 0 104
1916 105 0 105
1917 114 0 114
1918 144 0 144
1919 209 0 209
1920 222 6 216
1921 241 0 241
1922 276 0 276
1923 328 7 321
1924 334 0 334
1925 269 0 269
1926 320 5 315
1927 382 10 372
1928 328 6 322
1929 382 5 377
1930 372 0 372
1931 282 8 274
1932 307 5 302
1933 255 6 249
1934 294 0 294
1935 276 6 270
1936 229 0 229
1937 264 0 264
1938 311 0 311
1939 241 0 241
1940 248 6 242
1941 256 0 256
1942 258 0 258
1943 319 0 319
1944 349 0 349
1945 366 0 366
1946 392 5 387
1947 462 0 462
1948 595 6 589
1949 679 6 673
1950 665 6 659
1951 738 8 730
1952 782 8 774
1953 887 5 882
1954 1,027 8 1,019
1955 1,011 0 1,011
1956 1,095 7 1,088
1957 1,129 10 1,119
1958 1,235 13 1,222
1959 1,290 11 1,279
1960 1,347 12 1,335
1961 1,416 9 1,407
1962 1,463 10 1,453
1963 1,455 0 1,455
1964 1,582 16 1,566
1965 1,536 10 1,526
1966 1,677 19 1,658
1967 1,761 18 1,743
1968 1,797 17 1,780
1969 2,006 21 1,985
1970 2,305 19 2,286
1971 2,249 19 2,230
1972 2,293 17 2,276
1973 2,288 17 2,271
1974 2,478 27 2,451
1975 2,448 26 2,422
1976 2,410 22 2,388
1977 2,525 28 2,497
1978 2,420 24 2,396
1979 2,798 42 2,756
1980 3,393 37 3,356 #88 boy name
1981 3,379 38 3,341 #91 boy name
1982 3,366 41 3,325 #91 boy name
1983 3,350 33 3,317 #88 boy name
1984 3,296 37 3,259 #88 boy name
1985 3,736 32 3,704 #85 boy name
1986 4,071 51 4,020 #79 boy name
1987 3,952 37 3,915 #82 boy name
1988 4,363 40 4,323 #76 boy name
1989 4,886 40 4,846 #73 boy name
1990 5,836 48 5,788 #66 boy name
1991 5,942 53 5,889 #66 boy name
1992 6,210 47 6,163 #64 boy name
1993 6,449 43 6,406 #58 boy name
1994 6,400 38 6,362 #57 boy name
1995 6,202 30 6,172 #59 boy name
1996 6,433 29 6,404 #57 boy name
1997 7,145 18 7,127 #53 boy name
1998 7,222 24 7,198 #53 boy name
1999 7,237 32 7,205 #55 boy name
2000 7,688 31 7,657 #49 boy name
2001 7,519 32 7,487 #52 boy name
2002 7,406 29 7,377 #57 boy name
2003 7,598 19 7,579 #60 boy name
2004 7,508 17 7,491 #57 boy name
2005 7,473 12 7,461 #59 boy name
2006 7,933 15 7,918 #62 boy name
2007 8,058 12 8,046 #60 boy name
2008 7,142 12 7,130 #64 boy name
2009 6,149 14 6,135 #69 boy name
2010 5,132 6 5,126 #78 boy name
2011 4,699 10 4,689 #88 boy name
2012 4,364 0 4,364 #90 boy name
2013 4,002 5 3,997 #97 boy name
2014 3,901 6 3,895 #100 boy name
2015 3,718 0 3,718

Want to know about the popularity of the Luis baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 264,597 babies born with the name Luis in the United States. That's more than enough Luis to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Luis" was in 2007 with a total of 8,046 babies. (That's a lot of baby Luis)

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Luis" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 44 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 4,699 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Luis popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Luis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Luis as well as things modernly associated with the name Luis such as celebrities named Luis.

Origin and Meaning of Luis

The name "Luis" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Famous warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel is a singer, songwriter, and record producer specializing in latin pop, pop, bolero, and mariachi music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Luis was born in 1970 as Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Luis Figo

Luis Figo is a football biography. Luis was born in 1972 in Almada, Portugal.

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Luis Fonsi

Luis Fonsi is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Luis was born in 1978 as Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero.

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Luis Fabiano

Luis Fabiano is a football biography. Luis was born in 1980 in Campinas, Brazil.

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Luis Guzmán

Luis Guzmán is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Luis was born in 1957 in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

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Beto Cuevas

Beto Cuevas is an actor, spokesperson, model, and tv presenter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to 2005. Beto was born in 1967 as Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Luis

Luis Armand Garcia
Luis Coronel
Luis Enrique
Luis Severino
Luis Valbuena
Luis Gutierrez
Luis Ortiz
Luis Suarez

Alternative Meanings

L is for little, the little things you do.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for success, in all you will do.

Your name in reverse order is "Siul". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Silu". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Luis born Oct 22, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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