The noble Spanish surname Ronquer is of nickname
origin, that is, it is derived from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the original bearer. The surname Ronquer, is derived from a regional diminutive of the Spanish word "ronco" (1220-50), derived from the Latin "raucus" meaning "hoarse (voice)," which was modified by the influence of the Spanish verb "roncar" meaning "to snore." Thus, the surname Ronquer, originated to identify a person whose voice was rather gruff or raspy.
Early Origins of the Ronquer family
The surname Ronquer was first found in the province of Segovia in the ancient kingdom of Castile.
Early History of the Ronquer family
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Ronquer Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Ronquer family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ronquer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ronquer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gonzalo Ronquillo who settled in Peru in 1560; Gonzalo Ronquillos who came to New Spain
in 1567; Rodrigo Ronquillo who arrived in the Philippines with his wife, Mariana de Castaneda, and son in 1590.