Origins = Spanish
Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gonzlez, Gonzalez, Gundisalvez, Gonsalviz, Gonzlvez, Gonzalvez, Gonalve, Gonzales, Gonzalo, Gozalo, Monsalve, Monsabre, Gosalviz, Gosalvez, Goalez, Gunzloz, Gunzaloz, Galbis, Glvez and many more.
First found in Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Among the early explorers of the New World were Alonso and Gil Gonzlez de Avila, brothers who travelled with the conquistador Hernn Corts to Mexico.
Coat of Arms: A red shield with a gold castle.