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261k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Luis

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Famous warrior
  • #275 All Time
  • #99 in 2014
Girls
Boys
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334k Louise (English)
18k Louisa (English)
4k Luigi (Italian)

How popular is the 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 680 6 674
1950 664 6 658
1951 739 8 731
1952 782 8 774
1953 886 5 881
1954 1,027 8 1,019
1955 1,010 0 1,010
1956 1,093 7 1,086
1957 1,131 10 1,121
1958 1,232 13 1,219
1959 1,289 11 1,278
1960 1,347 12 1,335
1961 1,418 9 1,409
1962 1,462 10 1,452
1963 1,456 0 1,456
1964 1,581 16 1,565
1965 1,535 10 1,525
1966 1,677 19 1,658
1967 1,761 18 1,743
1968 1,795 17 1,778
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 2,476 27 2,449
1975 2,451 26 2,425
1976 2,410 22 2,388
1977 2,523 28 2,495
1978 2,422 24 2,398
1979 2,796 42 2,754
1980 3,392 37 3,355 #88 boy name
1981 3,378 38 3,340 #91 boy name
1982 3,365 41 3,324 #91 boy name
1983 3,349 33 3,316 #88 boy name
1984 3,295 37 3,258 #88 boy name
1985 3,735 32 3,703 #85 boy name
1986 4,070 51 4,019 #79 boy name
1987 3,950 37 3,913 #82 boy name
1988 4,361 40 4,321 #76 boy name
1989 4,885 40 4,845 #73 boy name
1990 5,836 48 5,788 #66 boy name
1991 5,942 53 5,889 #66 boy name
1992 6,209 47 6,162 #64 boy name
1993 6,448 43 6,405 #58 boy name
1994 6,399 38 6,361 #57 boy name
1995 6,202 30 6,172 #59 boy name
1996 6,432 29 6,403 #57 boy name
1997 7,144 18 7,126 #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 7,518 32 7,486 #52 boy name
2002 7,405 29 7,376 #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 8,057 12 8,045 #60 boy name
2008 7,141 12 7,129 #64 boy name
2009 6,147 14 6,133 #69 boy name
2010 5,129 6 5,123 #79 boy name
2011 4,695 10 4,685 #88 boy name
2012 4,364 0 4,364 #90 boy name
2013 3,996 5 3,991 #97 boy name
2014 3,885 6 3,879 #99 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Luis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260,819 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 8,045 babies. (That's a lot of baby Luis)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Luis" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 56 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 7,508 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?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Luis in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Spanish

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 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 Figo

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

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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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Alternative Meanings

L is for loyalty, that you show.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Luis born Jan 31, 1979

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 Sumatra approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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