The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Gonzles. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
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 Gonzles 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 Gonzles family
The surname Gonzles was first found in Castile
, where the name originated in Visigothic
Early History of the Gonzles family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gonzles research.Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1366, 1407, 1382, 1407, 1391, 1464, 1503, 1086, 1492, 1612 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Gonzles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gonzles 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 Gonzles family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family Francesco I Gonzaga (1366-1407), ruler of Mantua from 1382 to 1407, a condottiero, switched his allegiance to 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... Another 183 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gonzles Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gonzles family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gonzles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Sebastian Gonzles, who landed in Mobile, Massachusetts in 1892 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)