Cruz: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Cruz

The Spanish word for “cross,” presumably in reference to the holy crucifix. But it’s also fitting, because toddlers, and teenagers, are notoriously grumpy, so …

Nicknames:

Cruzer the Bruiser. Okay, that’s just made up.

Famous people named Cruz:

Politician Cruz Bustamante; civil rights lawyer Cruz Reynoso; musician Cruz Martinez.

Fun facts:

In the Spanish culture, Cruz is considered a unisex name.

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