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Ronquillo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The noble Spanish surname Ronquillo is of nickname origin, that is, it is derived from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the original bearer. The surname Ronquillo, 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 Ronquillo, originated to identify a person whose voice was rather gruff or raspy.

Early Origins of the Ronquillo family


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

Early History of the Ronquillo family


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Ronquillo Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Ronquillo 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...
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Migration of the Ronquillo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ronquillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mercedes Ronquillo, aged 32, who arrived in New York, New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Yumuri" from Tampico, Mexico [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX79-824 : 6 December 2014), Mercedes Ronquillo, 22 Jun 1896; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Yumuri, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Engracia Ronquillo, aged 30, who arrived in New York, New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Yumuri" from Tampico, Mexico [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX79-82V : 6 December 2014), Engracia Ronquillo, 22 Jun 1896; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Yumuri, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Ronquillo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Augusto Ronquillo, aged 29, originally from Havana, Cuba, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Morro Castle" from Havana, Cuba [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64S-KJZ : 6 December 2014), Augusto Ronquillo, 16 Aug 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Morro Castle, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Ronquillo (post 1700)


  • Elizabeth Álvarez Ronquillo (b. 1977), birth name of Elizabeth Álvarez, a Mexican telenovela actress
  • Charo Ronquillo (b. 1988), Filipino fashion model
  • Pablo Ronquillo, Cuban baseball outfielder in the Cuban League who played from 1885 to 1891, inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954
  • Rodney Ronquillo, singer-songwriter and classical pianist
  • Inocencio Aricayos Ronquillo (b. 1918), zoologist from the Philippines
  • Beatriz Pablo Ronquillo (b. 1902), professor in the Philippines

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX79-824 : 6 December 2014), Mercedes Ronquillo, 22 Jun 1896; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Yumuri, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX79-82V : 6 December 2014), Engracia Ronquillo, 22 Jun 1896; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Yumuri, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64S-KJZ : 6 December 2014), Augusto Ronquillo, 16 Aug 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Morro Castle, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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