Luz Name Meaning

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). German: variant of Lutz. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew luz ‘almond’, a translation of Mandel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Luy, Lua, Luiz, Lux, Lum, Luzi, Lunz, Luh, Luk, Luc

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Luz Family Origin

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Luz Family Occupations

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  • Manufacturer Cotton

    25%
  • Retired Saloon Keeper

    25%
  • Seamstress

    25%
  • Shepard

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Luz occupation in the USA was Manufacturer Cotton. 25% of Luz's were Manufacturer Cottons. Manufacturer Cotton, Retired Saloon Keeper and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luz. A less common occupation for the Luz family was Shepard.

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Luz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Luz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Luz in 1962 was 81, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luz

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