Luisi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Luisi 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 Luisi family

The surname Luisi was first found in Aragon, in the northeastern region of the Iberian peninsula. Luisi 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 Luisi family

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Luisi Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Luisi family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Luisi family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ines Luis who immigrated to the Spanish Main in 1561; Catalina Luis who came to New Spain in 1569; and Ines Luis who arrived in Peru in 1592 with his family. Among later settlers were Juan Bautista Luis who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1816.


Contemporary Notables of the name Luisi (post 1700) +

  • James A. Luisi (1928-2002), American former professional basketball player and actor
  • John V. Luisi, American Democrat politician, Candidate for borough President of Staten Island, New York, 2005, 2009 [1]
  • Fabio Luisi (b. 1959), Italian conductor


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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