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Origin Displayed: Spanish
Origins Available: Spanish, Portuguese
Spelling variations include: López, Lopez, Lope, Lobo, Lobato, Lóbez, Lobez and others.
First found in Old Castile in the heart of Spain, where the name originated in Visigothic times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Among the early explorers of the New World was Francisco López de Gómara, one of Cortés' captains. His histories tell of the discovery of the New World and recount the conquest of Mexico. Other people bearing this name who were early emigrants to Spain's colonies in the New World included Gabriel, who emigrated to Chile in 1560.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Some noteworthy people of the name lopez
Lino lopez (1911-1993) American rancher
Trini lopez (1937-) American hit singer
Francisco Solano lopez (1827-1870) Par statesman
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