Of Germanic origin.

Spanish form of the name Louis, deriving from the name Ludwig.

Feminine forms of the name are Louisa and Louise.

Variants of the name are: Lucho, Luigi, Ludvik, Lou, Lewis, Lutz, Ludde.

Famous bearers are Luis Bunuel, Luis Suarez, Luis Figo, Luis Miguel, Luis Guzman, Luis Moncada, Luis Silva, Luis Fabiano, Luis Solis.

Portuguese football (soccer) player Luís Figo, is consider one of the greatest wingers of his generation.

He has won more than 100 caps for the Portugal national football team.

He played for two of the greatest Spanish Football Clubs, Barcelona and Real Madrid and he is in FIBA’s list of 100 world’s greatest living players.