Meaning and name origin
Luz \luz\ as a girl's name is pronounced looz. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Luz is "light". Also (Armenian) "moon". Biblical: an early name of the town of Bethel. Also a reference to the Virgin Mary as "Our Lady of the Light".
Luz is a very popular first name for females (#350 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15757 out of 88799, Top 18%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Luz for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Luz and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lucy (#62), Mary (#120), Luz and Lucinda. (2014 statistics).
Luz is also pronounced similarly to Lis, Liz, Lize, Lizz, Luce, Lys, Lyz and Lyzz. Other suggested similar baby names are Liza, Lizy, Lu, Luci, Lucza, Luiza, Lujza, Lusa and Lyza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luz.