local origin, being derived from the name of the place of residence of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname would appear to be derived from a pseudo translation of the Arabic term "Rub al Khali" which means literally "the empty quarter." There is little doubt that this place-name was first introduced into Spain during the Moorish conquest when Tarik the Moorish leader crossed into Gibraltar in the year 711.
Early Origins of the Rubalcaba family
Early History of the Rubalcaba family
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Rubalcaba Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rubalcava, Ruvalcava, Ruvalcaba and others.
Early Notables of the Rubalcaba family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rubalcaba family to the New World and Oceana
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Rubalcaba Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Rubalcaba (post 1700)
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