Meaning and Origin of: Lutz

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.