[ 1 syll. luz, lu-z ] The baby girl name Luz is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced LUW-TH (Spanish) or LUWS (Spanish-Latin American) †. Luz's language of origin is Latin and Spanish. It is predominantly used in Spanish, English, and Hebrew. Spanish origin, Spanish use: The name is from the Spanish luz which is ultimately of the Latin lux. It is also known as one of the titles of the Virgin Mary, 'Nuestra Señora de la Luz', meaning 'Our Lady of Light'.
In addition, Luz is a Spanish form of the English Lucy.
Luz is also an English, Hebrew, and Spanish form of the English Lux.
Luz has 13 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Luzelena, Luzetta, Luzette, Luzi, Luzian, Luziana, Luziane, Luzianna, Luzianne, Luzie, Luzija, and Luzy. The Spanish Lucita is a form of Luz that is used in foreign languages.
Luz is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1999, 0.029% of baby girls were named Luz. It was #463 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Luz, Lucy was the most regularly used. In the last century Luz has primarily been a baby girl name.
† Pronunciation for Luz: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"