Gonzalo Name Meaning & Origin

Gonzalo

Pronunciation: gohn-SAH-loh, gohn-ZAH-loh (key)

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Nicknames for Gonzalo: | Edit

Chalo, Gonza, Gonzo

Meanings and history of the name Gonzalo: | Edit

Undetermined. May be from the Visigothic name Gundisalv meaning "battle genius" or "war elf."

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Gonzalo Pizarro (1502-1548), Spanish explorer and conquistador
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Spanish explorer and conquistador
St. Gonzalo Garcia, patron of Bombay, India. Martyred as a missionary in Japan. He was the child of an Indian mother and a Portuguese father, and is the only Catholic martyr from India.
Dr. Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski (The Cleveland Clinic), consultant on Three Rivers Show
Uruguayan football midfielder who plays for Rosario Central in Argentina.
Gonzalo of Spain, late uncle of King Juan Carlos

Gonzalo in song, story & screen: | Edit

Gonzalo, a fictional courtier in Shakespeare's play The Tempest
"President Gonzalo", the nom de guerre of Abimael Guzmán, leader of Shining Path
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