Name Gonçalo Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gonçalo


Gonçalo is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Gonçalo?

Gonçalo is a Portuguese variant of the Spanish name Gonzalo, which derived from the Latin name Gundisalvus (of Germanic origin).

What does the name Gonçalo mean?

Gonçalo means “fight”, “battle” or “war” (from Germanic “gund”). The meaning of the second element is uncertain, but presumably derived from Latin “salvus” meaning “unhurt”, “saved” or “preserved”. Thus, Gonçalo could mean “him who rescues in battle”.

Pronunciation of Gonçalo

Variants of the name Gonçalo


Popularity of the name Gonçalo

The name Gonçalo is ranked #9559 overall.

Gonçalo in the Top 50 Names

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