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Gonzalo is a baby boy’s name of Spanish origin that means “saved from combat”. Gonzalo is a traditional classic name that comes from a German name. Gonzalo is probably best known as the name of a character from William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest”.

Meaning of the name Gonzalo:

Spanish: saved from combat

Origin of the name Gonzalo:

Gonzalo is a baby boy’s name of Spanish origin. Gonzalo comes from a German name meaning “saved from combat”.

Symbolism of the name Gonzalo:

Gonzalo means “saved from combat”. It is associated with the Shakespeare play “The Tempest”. The character is a counselor to Alonso, the King of Naples.

Style of the name Gonzalo:


Gender of the name Gonzalo:

Gonzalo is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Gonzalo:

gon-THA-lo (European Spanish), gon-SA-lo (Latin American Spanish)

Number of syllables in the name Gonzalo:


Emotion evoked from the name Gonzalo:

Gonzalo evokes feelings of intelligence and compassion.

Alternative spellings for the name Gonzalo:

Gonzelo, Genzalo

Nicknames for the name Gonzalo:

  • Gonzo
  • Zalo
  • Gon
  • Gonz
  • Alo

Popularity of the name Gonzalo:

According to the Social Security Administration, Gonzalo is a popular baby boy’s name. Gonzalo was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1927 to 2007. It peaked in 2000 at #695.

Related names for the name Gonzalo:

Great middle names for the name Gonzalo and their meanings:

  • Marco (warlike)
  • Mateo (gift of God)
  • Hugo (mind, intellect)
  • Jorge (farmer)
  • Tomas (twin)
  • Luis (renowned warrior)
  • Ricardo (dominant ruler)
  • Estefan (garland, crown)
  • Pedro (rock)

Famous people with the name Gonzalo:

  • Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín (Argentine footballer)
  • Gonzalo Castro (German footballer)
  • Gonzalo Paul Curiel (U.S. federal judge)
  • Gonzalo Javier Rodríguez (Argentine footballer)
  • Gonzalo Quesada (Argentine rugby player)

Gonzalo in popular culture:

  • Gonzalo (literature, “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare)
  • Gonzalo (television, “Elite”)
  • Gonzalo (literature, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket)
  • Gonzalo Freeman (video games, “BattleTech”)
  • Gonzalo (video games, “Animal Crossing” wiki)
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