Cruz Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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- Nicknames for Cruz
Cruzer, Cruize Boi
- Meanings and history of the name Cruz
The cross of Jesus.
- Famous real-life people named Cruz
* 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
* Cruz Lleyton Hewitt (b. 2008), son of Australian professional tennis player Lleyton Hewitt
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