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Ruvalcaba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Spanish surname Ruvalcaba 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 Ruvalcaba family


The surname Ruvalcaba was first found in the Castilian province of Santander.

Early History of the Ruvalcaba family


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Ruvalcaba Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Ruvalcaba 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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Migration of the Ruvalcaba family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ruvalcaba Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lius Ruvalcaba, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Lius Ruvalcaba, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920

Contemporary Notables of the name Ruvalcaba (post 1700)


  • José Felipe Ruvalcaba Clareños (b. 1941), Mexican football forward
  • Rogelio Ruvalcaba (b. 1988), undefeated Mexican professional boxer
  • José Ruvalcaba Aletano, distinguished doctor in Mexico

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