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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.

Ronquer Early Origins



The surname Ronquer was first found in the province of Segovia in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Ronquer Spelling Variations


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Ronquer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ronquillos, Ronquer and others.

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Ronquer Early History


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Ronquer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ronquer research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1583, 1580, 1583, 1583 and 1584 are included under the topic Early Ronquer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ronquer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ronquer Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Ronquer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ronquer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 August 2015 at 08:57.

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