Family name origins & meanings
- German : from a short form or pet form of Ludwig.
- South German (Lütz) : from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.
- French : habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.