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Spanish, Portuguese


Rugged and romantic, even the sound of this little boys’ name, meaning 'cross', harkens back to its old Spanish roots. In recent years it has become much loved as a wonderfully romantic first name for little ones. It originated in Castile, where it's pronounced ‘crooth’ and has spread with the Spanish and Portuguese culture around the world.

Rank in the year 2015

Cruz was ranked #626 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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