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Luis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , Spanish


The distinguished surname Luis has its origins in Spain. However, it appears to have been derived from the Germanic Lodowicus, which is composed of the elements "hlod," meaning "fame" and "wig," meaning "war."


Early Origins of the Luis family


The surname Luis was first found in Aragon, in the northeastern region of the Iberian peninsula. Luis was the surname of a very noble family, proceeding from Aragon, but originating from France. One of the earliest references to this name is a record of Bartolome Luis, who entered the Infantry of the Royal Army in the year 1867.

Early History of the Luis family


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Luis Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Luisi, Luis and others.

Early Notables of the Luis family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Luis family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carlos Luis, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan Bautista Luis, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro Luis, aged 46, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1818 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Luis, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Luis Luis, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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Contemporary Notables of the name Luis (post 1700)


  • Juan Francisco Luis (1940-2011), American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Virgin Islands, 1975-78; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1978-86 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rasheya Jasmin Luis (b. 1973), Filipino sport shooter at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Antonio Luis, doctor and teacher of medicine and philosophy and Inspector of military hospitals, he invented curved scissors and a flat knife which was used in surgery
  • José Luis Mamone (b. 1982), Argentine footballer from Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Hector Luis Acevedo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rafael Luis Bras (b. 1950), Puerto Rican civil engineer, known for his contributions in soil-vegetation-atmosphere system modeling, awarded the Robert E. Horton Medal and the National Academy of Engineering medal
  • José Luis Cuevas (1934-2017), Mexican modernist painter and sculptor, founder of the José Luis Cuevas Museum, Mexico City in 1992
  • José Luis Huizar (b. 1968), American politician, Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 14th district (2005-)
  • Alejandro Luis Castellanos (b. 1986), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • José Luis Bárcenas Gutiérrez (b. 1957), Spanish politician in the Partido Popular

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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