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Re: Apellido Rubalcaba (Espaņa)
Posted by: carlos ruvalcaba Date: November 07, 2000 at 12:33:18
In Reply to: Re: Apellido Rubalcaba (Espaņa) by Randal Ruvalcaba of 170

it comes from the arabic word for "dry river" or "dry land." when the moors moved into a dry area of spain they named themselves the people of "rubakali" sp? or "dry river/land"


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