Cruz: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Cruz

Cruz

Pronunciation: KROOS, KROOZ (key)

Origin of the name Cruz:

Derived from the Spanish cruz (cross, crucifix), which is from the Latin crux. The cross, a Roman instrument of torture, is symbolic of Christ, who was nailed to a cross and left to die.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Croix, Cruze, Kruz

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Fantastic name!!!

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Nicknames for Cruz: | Edit

Cruzer, Cruize Boi

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* Cruz David Beckham, third son of English footballer David Beckham and former Spice Girl and fashion designer Victoria Beckham
* Luca Cruz Comrie, son of actress Hilary Duff and retired Canadian hockey player Mike Comrie

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