Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. gon-THA-lo(European Spanish)
gon-SA-lo(Latin American Spanish)

Meaning & History

From the medieval name Gundisalvus, which was the Latin form of a Germanic name composed of gund meaning "war" and a second element of unknown meaning (with the spelling influenced by Latin salvus "safe"). Saint Gonzalo was an 11th-century bishop of Mondoñedo in Galicia, Spain.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGundisalvus(Ancient Germanic) Gonçal(Catalan) Gonçalo(Portuguese)
Surname DescendantsGonzales, González(Spanish)


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Entry updated May 29, 2020