Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Gonzalas. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The surname Gonzalas is made up of two elements: "Gonzalo," a personal name thought to be derived from the Visigothic "Gundesaelf," meaning "battle elf," and "-ez," the Spanish patronymic suffix.
Early Origins of the Gonzalas family
Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.
Early History of the Gonzalas family
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Gonzalas Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: González, Gonzalez, Gundisalvez, Gonsalviz, Gonzálvez, Gonzalvez, Gonçalve, Gonzales, Gonzalo, Gozalo, Monsalve, Monsabre, Gosalviz, Gosalvez, Goçalez, Gunzáloz, Gunzaloz, Galbis, Gálvez and many more.
Early Notables of the Gonzalas family (pre 1700)
Venice (1391), also to protect his land from the increasing power of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, remembered as the builder of the Castle of San Giorgio, the nucleus of...
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Migration of the Gonzalas family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso and Gil González de Avila, brothers who traveled with the conquistador Hernán Cortés to Mexico; Gil became Governor of the Yucatan. Another early emigrant was Martí.
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