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

What did your Luz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wood Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Luz. 50% of Luz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Wood Machinist
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Electricity Showman Attendant
    25%
  • No Occupation
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Luz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 810 military records available for the last name Luz. For the veterans among your Luz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luz Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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