Is Luis a German name?

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  • Thomas
    Lv 7
    4 days ago

    "Luis" is the Bavarian and Austrian short form of "Ludwig". Most famous: Luis Trenker. Austrian mountain climber. "Louis" is French, "Luigi" Italian.

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  • Rain
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Luis is of Spanish and Old German origin.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Louis is French. 

    Luigi is italian. 

    Personally, I never saw "Luis" before. 

    I have seen "Lois". 

    "Luis" looks Spanish to me.

    P.S.  I went searching and found this in 15 seconds:

    https://nameberry.com/babyname/Luis

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  • 1 month ago

    No, "Luis" is the Spanish form of "Louis". 

    The Portuguese form is "Luís" or "Luiz".The German form is "Alois", "Ludwig" or "Lutz".

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No, in German it's Ludwig.

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Not traditionally. Luis is a name common in Spanish and Portuguese. The german equivalent is Ludwig

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  • 1 month ago

    It is a Latino name.

    But of course there may be some German boys who are called 'Luis' anyway, as there may be French children called 'Hans' and Burmese children called 'Anna'.

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  • keerok
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Latino. !

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  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    No, Spanish or Portuguese.

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