Meaning and Origin of: Lanza

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Italian : Noble and eager

Family name origins & meanings

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