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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Rubalcava Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rubalcava, Ruvalcava, Ruvalcaba and others.

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...
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Rubalcava Ranking

In the United States, the name Rubalcava is the 9,397th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Rubalcava migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rubalcava Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ygnaeio Rubalcava, aged 19, who immigrated 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


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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