Luz Name Meaning & Origin

Luz

Pronunciation: LOOS (key)

Origin of the name Luz:

Derived from the Spanish luz (light). The name is bestowed in reference to the Virgin Mary, "Nuestra Señora de la Luz" (Our Lady of Light).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Commonly used as a double name such as Luz Maria, Luz Elena, Dora Luz.

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Nicknames for Luz: | Edit

Lucero, Lucha, Lucila, Lucina, Lucy, Lulu, Lui

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Literal meaning is "light".

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Luz Elena Gonzalez, actress
Luz Maria Aguilar, actress

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