Other Origin(s):German, Latin, Spanish
Meaning:One who assists or rescues in battles, battle genius
Goncalo is a masculine name whose origins are interwoven throughout history. The Portuguese form of the Spanish Gonzalo, the name derives from the Medieval Latin and Germanic Gundisalvus. Though “one who assists or rescues in battles” or “genius in battle” may be lofty meanings to live up to, this name holds no shortage of hope and inspiration. Perhaps baby Goncalo will learn to hone their compassion and ingenuity to solve any qualm with peace and understanding.
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