Rubalcava History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Spanish surname Rubalcava is of 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 Rubalcava family
The surname Rubalcava was first found in the Castilian province of Santander.
Early History of the Rubalcava family
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Early Notables of the Rubalcava 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... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rubalcava Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rubalcava family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rubalcava Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Ygnaeio Rubalcava, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Miscsa, Mexico, in 1913
- Jose Rubalcava, aged 31, who landed in America from Mexico, Mexico, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Rubalcava (post 1700)
- Jesus Rubalcava, American politician, former Member of the Arizona House of Representatives in 2017
- Ángel Humberto Rubalcava García (b. 1992), Mexican professional footballer
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