Luis Name Meaning

Portuguese (Luís) and Spanish: from the personal name Luís or Luis, from French Louis.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lois, Louis, Luiz, Buis, Lis, Luks, Duis, Ruis, Leis, Louise

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Luis Family Origin

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Luis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farmers Son

    6%
  • Teamster

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Luis family was Teamster. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luis. The most common Luis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Luis's were Farmers.

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Luis Historical Records

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Luis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Luis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Luis in 1958 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luis

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