The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Gozalez. 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 Gozalez 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 Gozalez family
The surname Gozalez was first found in Castile
, where the name originated in Visigothic
Early History of the Gozalez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gozalez 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 Gozalez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gozalez 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 Gozalez 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 Gozalez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gozalez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gozalez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Andres Gozalez, aged 52, who landed in America from Buenos Aires, in 1906
- Jose Gozalez, aged 33, who settled in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1908
- Julia de Gozalez, aged 58, who landed in America from Barcelona, Spain, in 1915
- Perfecto Gozalez, aged 44, who emigrated to America, in 1920
- Jose Gozalez, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921
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