Meaning and Origin of: Luz

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Light
  • Spanish : Light

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish and Portuguese : religious byname from a title of the Virgin Mary, Spanish María de la Luz, Portuguese Maria da Luz ‘Mary of Light’ (from Latin lux, genitive lucis).
  • German : variant of Lutz.
  • Jewish (Israeli) : ornamental name from Hebrew luz ‘almond’, a translation of Mandel.