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González is a Spanish surname. In Spain, González is the second most common surname with 2.08% of the population having this surname. González is also a common surname in Latin America. It is one of the five most common surnames in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, and Venezuela, making it one of the most common surnames in the Spanish-speaking world. In the United States, González ranked as the 13th most common surname in 2017.
Variant spellings include Gonzales.
Origin González is of Spanish origin, deriving from the Visigothic / ancient Germanic term for a castle, "gunþo(guntho)-salaz" meaning "war hall", as evidenced by the castle on its family crest and the Visigothic cultural origins of the nation of Spain. It is also taken to mean "son of Gonzalo", a name deriving from the Germanic "Gunther". Common spelling variations include: Gonzales, Gonzáles, Gonzalés, and Gonzalez (without an acute accent). The variant Consolus appears among people descended from a Spaniard with the surname Gonsález who settled in the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.
As of 2014, 31.8% of all known bearers of the surname González were residents of Mexico (frequency 1:44), 10.8% of Spain (1:49), 10.0% of Venezuela (1:34), 7.4% of Argentina (1:66), 7.1% of the United States (1:584), 6.7% of Colombia (1:81), 5.1% of Cuba (1:26), 4.2% of Chile (1:48), 3.1% of Paraguay (1:27), 2.7% of Guatemala (1:68), 1.7% of Panama (1:27), 1.7% of Nicaragua (1:42), 1.4% of the Dominican Republic (1:85), 1.1% of El Salvador (1:67) and 1.1% of Ecuador (1:171).
2010 US Census data for GONZALEZ
This surname is in the top 162,000 names in the US Census from 2010. (There must be at least 100 to make the list).
There are 841025 GONZALEZ records listed in the 2010 US Census, and it is the Number 13 ranked name. A GONZALEZ makes up 285.11 of every 100k people in the population.
Other US Census data for GONZALEZ
4.03% are White Alone (Non-Hispanic)
0.35% are Black Alone (Non-Hispanic Black or African American Alone)
94.97% are Hispanic or Latino origin
0.38% are Asian Alone (Non-Hispanic Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone)
0.14% are American Indian (Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native Alone)
0.13% Non-Hispanic Two or More Races
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