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Gender: Male Meaning of Gonzalo: "saved from combat" Origin of Gonzalo: Spanish from German

The name Gonzalo is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "saved from combat". Gonzalo and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

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Popular among Hispanic parents, it explains the source of the nickname Gonzo.

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Famous People Named Gonzalo

Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general, "father of trench warfare"
Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, 74th and 77th President of Bolivia
Gonzalo Bénard, photographer
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, founder of Bogotá, Colombia
Gonzalo Quesada, rugby player
Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín, Argentine footballer
Gonzalo Castro, German footballer
Gonzalo Paul Curiel, U.S. federal judge
Gonzalo Javier Rodríguez, Argentine footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Gonzalo

Gonzolito, Gonzo, González

Gonzalo's International Variations

Gonçalvo (Portuguese)