Meaning and Origin of Lanza - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Lanza

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : Noble and eager

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : from a dialect or old form of Lancia.
  • Italian : from a short form of a personal name formed with the suffix -lanza or -lancia, as for example Francalanza and Giallanza.
  • Spanish : from lanza ‘lance’, either a nickname for a soldier (lancer) or occupational name for a lance maker.