Gender: Feminine
Origin: Portuguese/Spanish
Meaning: “light”

The name comes directly from the Spanish word for light, as a given name it started to be used in honour of the Virgin Mary as one of her epithets is Neustra Señora de la Luz (Our Lady of Light).

Its Italian and French equivalent is Luce It (LOO-chey); Fre (LUYS)

It is currently the 744th most popular female name in the United States, 2010.

Its designated name-day is June 1.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s