Luz

Luz - A very unique female name



  Jan 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Luz, meaning light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #637. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Luz and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Luz? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Luz. The baby girl name Luz was given to 256 baby girls in 2012, ranking #862 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,521 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Luz peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1972 on position 439.



Famous with this name

Adriano Luz
Luz Grande
Luz Mandon


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Luz is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Luz is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #409 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,323.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Luz is where you live.


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Luz origin and meaning

Luz is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means light. To see famous people named Luz, pop culture references for the name Luz and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Luz

We've found the following names that sound similar to Luz, sorted by popularity.

Lisa / Lois / Louise / Lucy / Lacey / Leigh / Lucia / Lizzie / Lacy / Lexi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012862
2011904
2010748
2009769
2008718
2007602
2006582
2005608
2004600
2003581
2002585
2001524
2000536
1999465
1998496
1997505
1996665
1995637
1994637
1993614
1992624
1991594
1990584
1989591
1988614
1987548
1986578
1985549
1984561
1983508
1982520
1981523
1980478
1979442
1978505
1977492
1976468
1975469
1974454
1973485
1972439
1971476
1970465
1969447
1968461
1967491
1966469
1965523
1964507
1963523
1962559
1961580
1960561
1959605
1958599
1957630
1956591
1955600
1954639
1953652
1952782
1951758
1950840
1949861
1948816
1947887
1946914
1945925
1944820
1943920
19421069
1941975
1940849
1939988
1938945
1937935
19361082
1935817
1934947
1933815
1932809
1931864
1930733
1929693
1928633
1927682
1926771
1925840
1924766
1923884
1922805
1921899
1920805
1919918
1918933
19171011
19161008
1915964
1914919
1913656
1912672
1911737
1910637

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico409
Connecticut494
California508
Arizona550
Texas558
Georgia698
Wisconsin730
Massachusetts741
Florida782
Washington810
New York834
North Carolina928
Illinois1038
Pennsylvania1323

Even more about Luz


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Luz a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Luz?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1972
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Luz
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,521
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +256

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