nickname origin, that is, it is derived from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the original bearer. The surname Ronquillos, 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 Ronquillos, originated to identify a person whose voice was rather gruff or raspy.
Early Origins of the Ronquillos family
Early History of the Ronquillos family
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Ronquillos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ronquillos, Ronquer and others.
Early Notables of the Ronquillos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ronquillos 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.
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