First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Light
  2. Spanish: Light

First name variations: Lucie, Lucia, Luce, Lou, Lu, Luza, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucianne, Lucienne, Lucida, Lucile, Lucille, Lucette, Lucy

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Spanish and Portuguese: religious byname from a title of the Virgin Mary, Spanish María de la Luz, Portuguese Maria da Luz ‘Mary of Light’ (from Latin lux, genitive lucis).
  2. German: variant of Lutz.
  3. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew luz ‘almond’, a translation of Mandel.
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