Both, Boy Names, Girl Names baby name Cruz

What does the name Cruz mean?

The meaning of the name “Cruz” is: “Cross, The Cross of the Christ”.

Additional information: The baby name Cruz, sometimes used as comes from the Spanish word 'Cross', the Latin 'crux' and genitive 'crucis'. It means the Cross of the crucifixion of Christ. The Cross was a Roman torture tool, used for nailing people to a wooden cross and left to die, now used as the symbol of Christianity, as Jesus Christ was tortured with the Cross.
Cruz is mostly used as a boy name but also as a girl name. The baby name Cruz became very popular lately after the famous celebrities David and Victoria Beckham kept  it for their third son. The name's popularity has been rising since 2010 and its usage peaked in 2012.

The name Cruz  is also used as a surname or middle name.
Other variants of the name are Cruze, Cruiz, Cruse, Cruzito, Kruzz, Kruze, Cruize, Cruzz.